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Heirway Christian Academy

Private | PK-12


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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $89,900. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $780.

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Posted May 6, 2014

Heirway Christian Academy is the greatest school there is!. The feeling if fellowship is almost tangible, the Principal and every single teacher are dedicated to give our children the best education, combined with Christian principals. If you are the kind of parent that just want to dump your kid in school and not be involved then this is not the school for you, we expect parents such as myself to be fully involved and we have the best PTA there is. My child has been here since K5 and five years later I love this school as a second home for him, He will be here until he graduates. Love it, love it.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted January 5, 2014

this school is not what it seems. Your children will not get what they need to go to college. We learned the hard way.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted August 21, 2013

Well it was fun and games but the students their are mean they told rumors about this girl I knew and she had the worst year their if u put your children make sure their not getting teased by other students the head master tryed to help but it did no good if I were u if your children say people pick on them like for week why let them be their the hole stupid year I'm not trying to say the head master not a good example but kids that are meanest, rudest,idiots I know so have fun for the worst year of your life.
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Posted July 10, 2013

Heirway believes in prayer and unity, something you don't find in school nowadays. Our boys loved this school and are now graduated. To this day, they still consider Mr.Thomas a true mentor in their life! My husband and I are blessed to have had the privilege of seeing our sons grow in Christian character based on the truth that Heirway taught them! What a blessing this school is!!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 16, 2013

Heirway is a terrific school. The teachers and the Headmaster combine to offer a well balanced education with a Christian leadership. They help strengthen the character of your child through Christian leadership. My son and daughter both graduated from there. My son went to Georgia Southern and my daughter is going to Truett McConnel.. Heirway is a terrific extension to your home and I would recommend this for all age children.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 13, 2013

I am so grateful to this school and my son's teacher. He transferred to this school at the beginning of the school year from another school in douglas county that I was elated to get him out of. His 3rd grade teacher is WONDERFUL!!! He was on a 1st grade reading level when he started and with her dedication and instruction he is now on a 3rd grade level. We still have work to do with the 4th grade approaching but she has been terrific. I love the way she monitors the books the children check out from the library and insists that at least one of the two be on their reading level. Last year in the second grade at his former school he was being allowed to check out very simple books such as brown bear brown bear. This school or at least his teacher expects more from our children and in turn his confidence has grown. Thanks a bunch, Mrs. M ;-)
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Posted January 7, 2013


Posted January 1, 2013

Hope you that you don't make the same mistake our family made. This school is nothing it claims to be.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted August 28, 2012

I love the school coz my daughter loves it but don`t be fooled by their scolarship bull,all they will give you for the whole school year is less than 10%.I don`t think they even have them,it`s just a trick and when you go to talk to the head master he has a attituuude.Sweet in the beginning to win you over,but overall nice school
—Submitted by a parent

Posted August 6, 2012

Love, love, love, this school! Douglas County benefits from having Heirway located in Douglasville. Check this school out if you are interested in private education.

Posted August 6, 2012

This school is amazing! The staff and faculty truly have a heart for education and more importantly have a heart to raise up godly young men and women. I have two children that have been in the Elementary program for three years now and this year our third will start K-4. We believe in the program at Heirway and would encourage anyone to enroll their kids there!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted July 18, 2012

This school is not what it claims to be! The teachers focus more on molding each child into a cookie cutter image of what they think the perfect person is rather than providing a solid education. I witnessed several staff members belittling students on multiple occasions. Leaving this school was the best decision we ever made. I would certainly not recommend Heirway to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted May 31, 2012

I love this school. My son has been at this school 4 years (elementary school) and has learned so much from the teachers and staff. He has excelled in acedemics, he has learned the importance of character, and has learned the bible. The teachers and staff are wonderful and the school is a second home for my son. I would recommend this school to anyone that wants their child in a fun and loving enviroment.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 15, 2012

This school is lacking Diversity in its Staff and School BOARD.The second grade TEACHER like to belittle all the kids. Parents please don't waste your time or money. Run from this SCHOOL!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted February 24, 2012

Heirway is the best Christian school in Douglas County! Everyone there is committed to the students well being, and the environment is so encouraging and uplifting! You feel God's presence from morning till night. I love the Teachers and administration. Classes are vibrant and fun, my kids love the music and art programs! Best bang for your hard earned dollar.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 4, 2010

I love this school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Posted November 4, 2010

This school is more than a school to me and my 6 year old this school is more like home. The teachers and staff are great they're more like family. Mr. Thomas the principle cares about every child in his school. My child is learning so much and she's learning the bible at the same time. This is the place to educate your child!!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 3, 2010

I love this school because my children love it. Also, the quality of education and the loving nature of the teachers and administration puts my mind at ease.
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Posted November 3, 2010

The teachers really connect with the students and are excited about teaching.
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Posted November 3, 2010

I love the way Heirway cares enough about our children to teach them to have a Christ like attitude in everything that they do!
—Submitted by a parent

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Ethnicity This school State average
White 54% 44%
Black 39% 37%
Hispanic 6% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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6758 Spring Street
Douglasville, GA 30134
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