For the seventh year in a row, Christian Heritage Academy (CHA) was ranked #1 Best Christian High School in Illinois by Niche in the 2024 Best Schools in America review. Additionally, CHA ranked #10 Best Private K-12 School in the state and #14 Best College Prep Private High School.

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We are deeply grateful to be named the top Christian high school in Illinois by Niche, and it is a testament to the tremendous dedication of our students, faculty, parents, and staff,” said Head of School, Joseph Torgerson. “Our greatest goal is simply doing our best to ensure that our students are rooted in God’s goodness, known in our incredible community, engaged in an education that matters, and inspired to make a difference through loving service to others. Those are our priorities, and we’re honored that in pursuing them we have been able to receive this type of recognition along the way,” he said. 

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Christian Heritage Academy is now accepting applications on for both a mid-year (January ‘24) start date and for the 2024-25 school year. To learn more, contact Admissions Director Tania Margonza at (847) 446-5252, submit an inquiry form, or plan a visit!