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HHS Academic

At Heritage we provide students a comprehensive, college preparatory curriculum that challenges all students while allowing them to explore talents and discover hidden passions. We believe that honors classes, Advanced Placement classes and other challenging courses should be accessible to all students and therefore provide them the rigor needed for academic growth in a variety of areas.


Graduates have been accepted to and attend colleges and universities such as: University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Denver University, Colorado School of Mines, Harvard, United States Air Force Academy, West Point Military Academy, M.I.T., Cornell, Yale, Princeton, Cal Tech., Stanford, PRATT Institute, The Naval Academy, Notre Dame, Pepperdine, Gonzaga, Duke, and Johns Hopkins, to name just a few.


   Heritage Graduates

  • Have been recognized as National Merit finalists and semi-finalists, Commended Scholars as well as National Hispanic Scholars
  • Have earned perfect scores on the ACT and SAT exams
  • Consistently performed above district, state and national averages on state and national exams such as the ACT, SAT, and PSAT.
  • Please view the Colorado Department of Education website for information on the Colorado Growth Model. See how Heritage High School ranks compared to other schools in the district and in the state –


  • Over 80% have earned Masters or Doctorate degrees
  • All faculty members have Bachelor Degrees and teach courses for which they meet the Colorado Department of Education Standards
  • Student/Teacher ratio - 16:1


Heritage High School is proud to be recognized as an award-winningpremier high school. We have been honored with numerous awards including:

  • U.S. Department of Education’s list of Nationally Recognized Schools
  • The Washington Post’s list of Most Challenging High Schools
  • Newsweek magazine’s list of America’s Best High Schools
  • Colorado Governor’s Improvement Award recipient
  • 5280 magazine’s list of the Top High Schools in Colorado
  • Eight-time John Irwin School of Excellence Award winner