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Admissions Process

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Welcome! Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Heritage Preparatory community. The Heritage experience is designed to help students know, love and practice, that which is true, good and excellent, and to prepare them to live purposefully and intentionally in the service of God and man. Our desire is to provide you with as much information about our school, who we are and what we believe, so that you can make the best decision for the education of your child. We look forward to getting to know your family!

The Admissions Process

STEP 1

Review the Heritage Website

Learn more about our mission and core values while prayerfully considering whether God may be leading your family to pursue becoming part of our community. Contact our Director of Admissions if you have any immediate questions before beginning the admissions process.

STEP 2

Connect With Us!

  • Tours – The best way to get to know us is to visit our campus! Tours last approximately 60 minutes and can be scheduled through your Ravenna account. Tour dates are listed in Ravenna and on the “Visit Us” tab. All tours are conducted one-on-one. Tours may be scheduled at other times by emailing Admissions. We are happy to schedule a tour that is convenient for you. 
  • Virtual Tour – Coming soon.
  • Virtual Meetings – Please email Admissions if you would like to schedule time to meet virtually.
  • Coffee & Conversation – Neighborhood small group coffees will be offered throughout the year. Please reach out to Admissions if you are interested in attending one.
  • High School Preview – Details coming soon.
STEP 3

Apply to Heritage

Our application is hosted by Ravenna Solutions. Ravenna is the online platform that is used for submitting applications and supplemental forms, event registration, and final decisions. If you need technical assistance with Ravenna, please contact their Support Department

We are here to help you with the admissions process! Please reach out to Admissions if you have any questions about the application process or event attendance.

Requirements by Grade Level

Enrichment I (Pre-K)

• Submit Application (Parent Questionnaire, Shared Applicant Form and application fee)
• Delegate Pastor recommendation
• Schedule on-site assessment
• Delegate teacher recommendation
• Admissions will contact you to schedule the Parent Interview

Enrichment II (Kindergarten)

• Submit Application (Parent Questionnaire, Shared Applicant Form and application fee)
• Delegate Pastor recommendation
• Complete the JATP authorization form and register for the Joint Admissions Testing Program. Psychologists will begin testing in September
• Schedule on-site assessment
• Delegate teacher recommendation
• Admissions will contact you to schedule the Parent Interview

Grade 1 - 4

• Submit Application (Parent Questionnaire, Shared Applicant Form and application fee)
• Delegate Pastor recommendation
• Complete the JATP authorization form and register for the Joint Admissions Testing Program. Psychologists will begin testing in September
• Schedule on-site assessment
• Delegate teacher recommendation
• Print the Transcript Release Form and give to your child’s current school
• Admissions will contact you to schedule the Parent Interview

Grade 5

• Submit Application (Parent Questionnaire, Shared Applicant Form and application fee)
• Delegate Pastor recommendation
• Complete the JATP authorization form and register for the Joint Admissions Testing Program. Psychologists will begin testing in September
• Schedule on-site assessment
• Delegate teacher and principal recommendation
• Print the Transcript Release Form and give to your child’s current school
• Admissions will contact you to schedule the Parent Interview

Grade 6 - 8

• Submit Application (Parent Questionnaire, Shared Applicant Form and application fee)
• Delegate Pastor recommendation
• Register for the SSAT. School code for Heritage is 3835. The SSAT is offering three options: computer-based SSAT at home; computer-based SSAT at a Prometric Test Center; or paper-based SSAT
• Students applying to grade 6 will shadow on January 29, 2021 and students applying to grades 7 and 8 will shadow on January 15, 2021. Please mark your calendar with these dates. Admissions will send you details about the shadow day experience as the date approaches
• Submit the Student Questionnaire
• Delegate teacher (English and math) and principal recommendations
• Print the Transcript Release Form and give to your child’s current school
• Admissions will contact you to schedule the Parent Interview

Grade 9

• Submit Application (Parent Questionnaire, Shared Applicant Form and application fee)
• Delegate Pastor recommendation
• Register for the SSAT. School code for Heritage is 3835. The SSAT is offering three options: computer-based SSAT at home; computer-based SSAT at a Prometric Test Center; or paper-based SSAT
• Students applying to grade 9 will shadow on February 19, 2021. Admissions will send you details about the shadow day experience as the date approaches
• Submit the Student Questionnaire
• Delegate teacher (English and math) and principal recommendations; optional recommendations are available for athletics, arts, and general interest
• Print the Transcript Release Form and give to your child’s current school
• Admissions will contact you to schedule the Parent Interview

Important Dates

Process Deadline
Applications available Oct 1, 2020
Application and $125 Application fee due Feb 1, 2021
JATP test results due
(Enrichment II through Class 5 Applicants)
Feb 12, 2021
On-Site Assessment Mid-February
Parent Interviews Feb-March
Decisions letters mailed Apr 2, 2021
Electronic notification sent Apr 3, 2021
Families notify Heritage of their decisions Apr 15, 2021
New Parent Orientation May 15, 2021

As a member of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS), we adhere to its Principles of Good Practice in our Admissions process.

Heritage Preparatory School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. Heritage does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or ethnic origin, in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, need based financial aid, or other school-administered programs.

The education of your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. Thank you for your interest in Heritage. We look forward to meeting you.