Heritage Christian Academy is an independent, community, Christian school serving Kindergarten -12th grade. Heritage Christian Academy also has an Early Education Program for ages 3-5. Established in 1974, originally as Shades Mountain Christian School, Heritage Christian Academy has a rich heritage in Christian education and a foundation in partnering with parents in a vital ministry: the spiritual, academic, and social development of children. HCA offers a unique spirit of family and community while featuring more than 40 years of Christian education with an inter-denominational school representing students and faculty from over 100 local churches and small average class sizes (12:1). They have a devoted faculty whose lives reflect a personal relationship with Christ and work tirelessly to provide a nurturing environment for students to grow in their God given talents.
The school’s name “Heritage Christian Academy” is reflective to rich heritage in Christian education and commitment to Christ through excellence in the classroom and beyond. They are fully accredited by AdvancEd (formerly Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) and a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The school is located just off Exit 1 on Interstate 459, less than a mile from Bent Brook Golf Course.