HERITAGE ACADEMY exists to partner with parents in raising up excited learners who grow as Christ-lovers and to foster a community where students are known.
Excerpted from: Why ACSI Schools
Core Knowledge School
“The Core Knowledge Sequence is predicated on the realization that what children are able to learn at any given moment depends on what they already know –and equally important, that what they know is a function of previous experience and teaching. Explicit identification of what children should learn at each grade level ensures a coherent approach to building knowledge across all grade levels.Core Knowledge provides a clear outline of content to be learned grade by grade so that knowledge, language, and skills build cumulatively from year to year. This sequential building of knowledge helps ensure that children enter each new grade ready to learn. Core Knowledge sets high expectations for all children that are achievable thanks to cumulative, sequential way that knowledge and skills build. Teachers in Core Knowledge schools have the assurance that children will emerge well prepared with a shared body of knowledge and skills.”
Excerpted from: About the Curriculum
A passion for teaching, a passion for students, and a passion for Christ is the heart of HERITAGE ACADEMY. Here at HERITAGE ACADEMY, you will find a community of learners where students thrive in a classroom with a 14:1 student-teacher ratio. Students, therefore, experience individual attention and teaching and are encouraged to grow daily“in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with God and man.” A Biblical worldview and the Core Knowledge Sequence are integrated into all lessons providing a stunning curriculum at all levels.
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What Do We Do?
- With Jesus
- With parents
- With other students
- With teachers
- With themselves
- To become advocates for their own learning
- To wrestle with and conquer their academic subjects
- To recognize and reject entitlement
- To grow spiritually
- To be kind, be respectful, be attentive, be generous, behave
- Learning organization
- Learning study techniques
- Learning test-taking techniques
- Learning to set goals
- Learning to use class time wisely and well
- Learning how and when to ask questions
- Learning technology
- Learning to make moral, ethical, and doctrinal choice
- Learning how to pray
Association of Christian Schools International
HERITAGE ACADEMY is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International and is a Core Knowledge Foundation recognized school.