Academic Excellence

Heartland Lutheran is accredited by Cognia and through National Lutheran Schools Accreditation.  We are also an Approved School by the Nebraska Department of Education under the State of Nebraska's Rule 14. 

Heartland Lutheran provides excellence through a uniquely rigorous and supported curriculum designed to push and prepare students for success at the college level and in the work force.  Heartland Lutheran also has agreements with Concordia University Wisconsin, Central Community College, and is working with other universities to bring the highest quality dual credit and college classes to our students looking for a challenge and to get ahead. 

 

In recent years, 100% of our graduates have been accepted into a college or university and 98% of our high school graduates enrolled in college. Heartland Lutheran graduates can be found at some of the leading colleges and universities in the country, including: Hillsdale College, Notre Dame University, Oklahoma State University, University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska, Concordia University, and more.

Heartland Lutheran High School Academic Stats!

  • The Class of 2020 earned a total of about $800,000 in college scholarships with just 20 students.

  • 98% of our graduates over the past five years have taken the ACT with an average of 22.8.

    • The state average is 20.0.

  • The Class of 2020 had an ACT average of 22.6.

  • 97% of our graduates from the past five years have furthered their education beyond high school

    • 59% enrolled in a four year college or university, while 38% enrolled at a two year college or vocational school

  • ​8% of our graduates have entered the United States Armed Forces after graduation

Graduation Requirements

Graduates from Heartland Lutheran High School earn 270 credits during their four year Red Hornet career. 

The following are the minimum credit hours to be earned in each department.

Theology - 40 Credits             English - 40 Credits

Social Science - 30 Credits    Math - 30 Credits

Science - 30 Credits               Math or Science - 10 Credits

Health - 5 Credits                   Technology - 5 Credits

Music - 10 Credits                  PE- 5 Credits

FCS - 5 Credits                       Art - 5 credits

Electives - 55 Credits

Curriculum

English

Social Sciences

English 1          

English 2          

English 3          

English 4          

Speech

Drama

Publications

World Geography               

World History                  

United States History

Government

Economics & Personal Finance

Psychology

Theology

Science

Israel and the Covenant

Christ's Ministry & the Early Church

Christian Apologetics

Christian Ethics

Christian Leadership

Earth Science                   

Biology

Chemistry                         

Physics                             

Anatomy & Physiology

Mathematics

Vocational Classes

Pre-Algebra                 

Algebra                       

Geometry                    

Advanced Algebra     

Pre-Calculus

Calculus

Business Math

Family & Consumer Science

*More classes offered through the Career Pathways Institute

including automotive, construction, drafting, etc.

World Languages

Physical Education and Health

Spanish

Health and Wellness                      

PE

Weight Training

Fine Arts

Technology

Choir                        

Band                        

Music History

Art Fundamentals

Expanded Art

Advanced Art 2-D

Advanced Art 3-D

Informational Technology Essential Concepts

*More classes offered through the Career Pathways Institute