Student Life

Student life at Heritage Christian Academy is fun! HCA is committed to helping educate the whole child.  We provide opportunities to help develop each student's academic, social, and spiritual gifts through a variety of Student Life activities.  We offer many different activities throughout the year that are fun and easy ways to get involved and stay connected at HCA. There are many programs for all students that keep HCA spirit high!


7th Grades students spend a day, early in the year, at an off-campus location involved in team building and cooperative activities. The spiritual development and nourishment of the students is emphasized.

Student Travel

8th grade students have an opportunity to visit Washington, DC each Spring, as a part of the American History curriculum.  In addition, other field trips in and around the greater metropolitan Kansas City area are scheduled as needed.


Junior high students are able to participate in the following sports:

  • Boys & Girls Soccer
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Boys & Girls Basketball
  • Boys & Girls Track

Academic Competitions

Interested students have an opportunity to participate in enrichment activities and compete against their peers and other students in the Kansas/Missouri region.

  • Spelling Bee
  • Math Olympics
  • Math League
  • MCSF Academic & Fine Arts Competition


Junior high students may bring their lunch or purchase a hot lunch. The hot lunch program is administered by the Senior Class.  Hot lunches must be pre-ordered and there are a number of a la carte items available each day.

Social Events

Parents and students are involved in planning and organizing a variety of school activities. Events include:

  • Thanksgiving Party
  • Christmas Party
  • End of Year Party – Worlds of Fun Amusement Park