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Heritage Hall

Private | PK-12 | 764 students

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $127,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $700.

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Posted April 23, 2014

I was a student at HH from kindergarten through my senior year and I loved it. I loved it so much I send my kids there now. Those that are saying that the school focuses on athletics obviously aren't paying attention. Classroom performance is first and foremost. And the comments about the new leadership in the Lower School must have just had an issue with the division head. The entire Lower School is a happy and thriving place. The division head and her support staff are amazing! She was one of my teachers in high school and she's made the transition to lower schoo very well. She is very easy to work with and truly cares about each child. I will never send my kids any where else.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2013

Heritage Hall has been an excellent place for my child. The teachers are wonderful. They are very attentive to each child's specific needs and are always available for whatever task. My child feels comfortable asking for assistance when needed. It has been a good fit for my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2012

I just graduated from hh in may. I was there for three years. Every year things seamed to get worse. The classes became more crowded, the new teachers never taught us, one even had us watch YouTube in class everyday. The high rate to turnover keeps the good teachers from returning. The sports kids get away with everything while the kids who focus on academics are pestered and get in trouble for stupid things. Do not send your children here!


Posted May 9, 2012

Amazing school. My son attends this school, and has found the focus is not simply on sports as suggested by the other reviews. He is an avid member of the debate team, the second or third best in the state, is part of the honors society, and also takes an intrest in drama, which is a huge part of this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2011

Heritage Hall was not the right fit for my child. My daughter was only in Lower School there and ended up wishing she had never asked to stay. Everything seems to focus on the athletics department, which is not why I send my daughter to school. I send her to school to receive a proper education while learning the life skills that she will need for the future and this school was not our answer. I would not recommend sending your child here.


Posted January 8, 2011

HH is amazing. I cannot imagine sending my children anywhere else. My children have thrived and continue to thrive each year. The individualized education for the children would be impossible to find elsewhere. HH focusses on leadership, service and the love of learning. The children are aware of this at a very young age. It is a precious, safe environment that is academically excellent in all areas!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2011

We love it. The community is so inviting. We love the education our children are getting here. We feel so blessed to be part of such an amazing school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2010

Loved it so much as a parent, and now that I work at the school, I can't say enough great things about it.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 28, 2010

I attended Heritage Hall for 8 years, was a National Merit Scholar, and went on to be very successful at a prestigious university. I now work in education and study teacher training and effectiveness and student achievement throughout the country. From an alumni perspective, Heritage gave me everything I needed and more to be successful in college. From the perspective of someone whose job it is to study schools and their teachers, Heritage is an example of what great education looks like. At a school which boasts many excellent programs and dedicated leadership, I look back most fondly on the teachers I had at Heritage. They were intelligent, dedicated, creative, and positive, and I credit them with much of the success I've had since graduating. This is an excellent school, and I feel very blessed to have attended it.


Posted September 1, 2010

When I rate this school as average, remember tuition is high, so this school should easily rate Excellent. I am a former teacher in the Upper School as well as a parent of a former Lower School student. During my time there, I saw many children who were indulged at home and never corrected at school. Snobbery, privilege, and disrespect ran rampant. The children of donors could get away with anything. The headmaster typifies the lack of morals and integrity of the school. There are some teachers that genuinely care about the students and the small class sizes can help, but this school does not live up to its public image or potential. For most students, it is a training ground for future politicians, socialites, and swindling CEO's.


Posted May 3, 2010

My three have attended Heritage Hall. There is too much fluff and not enough substance. Stop trying to build resumes already and focus on the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 7, 2010

My two boys love going to school at Heritage Hall. The preschool building is state of the art and the teachers there are top notch. They encourage the students to learn and always take a positive approach to any discipline issues. The teachers strive to provide a learning environment that is safe and conducive to learning and are always available to me as a parent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 18, 2010

This is our second year at HH for our daughter in the high school level and our first for our 2 sons in the middle school. We believe this school is, by far excellent is so many ways. It encourages well-rounded students who are exposed to not only team sports but also the arts. Faculty, in general, are very supportive of the students and the parents. Like many schools, there are isolated occurrences when we have not agreed with a teacher or staff member and they could have handled the situation in a better manner. Nevertheless the small classroom size, their striving to improve in many areas, their improved communications, are all positives. My kids will be ready for success in some great universities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 15, 2009

I just transfered here from Casady. I love it. I have made many friends and am thrilled to be a Charger! The teachers are excellent and dedicated.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 31, 2009

My three children have attended middle and upper school at Heritage Hall. They have received exceptional instruction at both levels. In addition to the academics they have enjoyed the extra-curricular sports programs that have allowed them to get to know their peers better outside of the classroom setting.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2009

Our child's teacher was removed from her classroom midday this year. This was a teacher whom all the parents and children loved. This teacher taught math, reading, science and social studies through real-life activities. Her classroom included gardening vegetables, tadpoles, praying mantis', ladybugs and chicks. she taught students about botany, biology, physics and chemistry. She taught students about art history and world languages. The school will never be able to replace her.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 2, 2009

Checking back through all the posts, I found an '07 post stating, 'the landscape is dotted with unqualified teachers.' I found that my 2 daughters' teachers wrote in sentence fragments, did not always have sv agreement and must misspelled many many words. They seemed confused when asked about curriculum content.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 13, 2009

I agree with the last poster about the new headmistress, however, I must say my childrens' teachers are good. The headmistress is pretty hard-nosed and down right rude.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2009

As a lower school parent, I am very disheartened with the school environment my children have experienced this year. HH used to be such a warm, inviting place filled with happy children, happy parents, happy teachers and a happy headmistress. I'm sorry to say this year is completely different. The entire ambiance of the lower school seems dreary and unstimulating. There's a new head in town and her communication skills and people skills are horrible. You would think a private school would place higher value on public relations. We are not renewing our contracts as long as she is there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 8, 2009

I have 2 daughters in the Lower School at HH and I am very pleased with the school. It surpassed my expectations! My children feel safe, valued and are challenged to always learn more! Thanks to the wonderful faculty and staff!
—Submitted by a parent


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Ethnicity This school State average
White 83% 54%
Black 7% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Two or more races 3% 5%
Hispanic 1% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1800 Northwest 122nd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Phone: (405) 749-3001

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