EdChoice District Scholarship Program

You can choose a quality education in a Christian non-denominational environment.Christ-centered curriculum in all grade levels with yearly achievement test scores ranking above the national averages. Click Read More to see the list of schools and benefits you can receive:
  • A tuition-free scholarship through Ohio EdChoice.
  • A state-funded scholarship for private education—valued at more than $4650/year.
  • Renewable each year through graduation.
  • 60,000 scholarships available statewide.
  • Not based on income (providing scholarships are available).
  • ACT NOW—SEATS ARE FILLING UP FAST! 
  • Heritage and state applications are now accepted on a rolling.
 
 
Designated Canton City Schools for 2016-2017

Allen Elementary

Schreiber Elementary

Belden Elementary

Canton City Digital Academy

Cedar Elementary

Crenshaw Middle School

Dueber Elementary

Fairmount Elementary

Gibbs Elementary

Youtz Elementary

Hartford Middle School

Choices Alternative (10-12) 

To Find Out More About EdChoice…

  • Attend an Open House or Informational Meeting
  • Call the Heritage Christian School Main Office at (330) 452-8271 or High School Office at  (330) 452-0671
  • Email the Main Office at offices@hcscanton.org with your name and telephone number.
  • Visit http://EdChoice.ohio.gov or call 1-877-OHIOEDU.
Eligible, interested families have an immediate opportunity to pursue scholarships for a high-quality, academically-rigorous Christian education at Heritage Christian School. Students currently attending a public school that has been rated in Academic Emergency or Academic Watch for two of the past three years are eligible to apply.  Public school students that will be assigned to such a school in the upcoming school year are also eligible to apply. Students must apply and be accepted for admission to a private school before applying for a state-funded scholarship. The scholarships are not based on income, providing that scholarships are available. Transportation is often available. Act fast. The second deadline for Heritage applications and state scholarship applications is July 22, 2016. Waiting lists may be used and classroom space is limited.
 
The online EdChoice applications are submitted by the participating providers (schools) beginning February 1, 2016 on behalf of the parent, ONLY AFTER the student has been accepted for enrollment by the school.  
 
For complete information and eligibility requirements, visit the Ohio Department of Education Web site at http://EdChoice.ohio.gov , visit the Ohio Department of Education Website.
 
General Information about EdChoice
According to the Ohio EdChoice website, students who attend or would attend a public school in their resident district that has been rated in Academic Emergency or Academic Watch for two of the past three years are eligible to apply. Public school students attending a school in their resident district that will be assigned to such a school in the upcoming school year are also eligible to apply. Students currently attending a charter/community school whose home school is an eligible school on the list are also eligible to apply.
 
The application period for the 2016-2017 school year will be open for a second enrollment period on July 1, 2016.
For more information, call the Heritage Christian School Main Office at (330) 452-8271 or our High School Office at (330) 452-0671, OR email to offices@hcscanton.org.
 
For additional information, Read the "Q & A" Here.
Read article from the Canton Repository, "Debate heats up over school choice" January 29, 2012