Our School

Heritage student with teacher pictureHeritage E-STEM (Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Magnet School serves students in grades 5-8. Teachers at Heritage use STEM concepts, along with projects and field experiences related to the environment, to help students learn in new and interesting ways. The result is inquisitive learners, problem solvers and environmental stewards who can see connections between school and real life.

A supportive and respectful community that engages all students through problem solving, collaboration and inquisitive learning.

Heritage's E-STEM vision is to ensure students have the 21st century skills needed to succeed in a global society. Learn more about how the Heritage's vision is incorporated in the E-STEM Magnet Theme.


  • A rigorous, exciting comprehensive curriculum with daily activities related to the Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • A strong sense of community with a rich cultural heritage

  • Cutting-edge technology including laptops, iPods, iPads, professional-grade microscopes, cameras and presentation equipment
  • Students organized into smaller “houses” to encourage development of meaningful relationships between students and staff
  • Field experiences at Dodge Nature Center properties
  • Yearly school-wide engineering projects
  • Extensive extra-curricular opportunities
  • Environmental focus in the building including multiple aquariums, terrariums and energy bikes
  • Project Lead the Way, which enables students to study automation and robotics, design and modeling, and energy and the environment
  • A focus on inquiry that teaches students to ask questions that help them learn

Magnet schools integrate specialized themes (magnet programs) that are designed to meet the learning interests and strengths of each child. Students receive instruction in all core-subject areas, but the special theme is embedded throughout the curriculum. Magnet schools are open to all students. Learn more about Heritage's E-STEM Magnet Theme

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Ambassador School - 2019-2020
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Exemplar School - 2018

Apple Distinguished School, Apple - 2012-2019

Magnet School of Distinction, Magnet Schools of America - 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Exemplar School - 2017
Green Ribbon School, U.S. Department of Education - 2013
Healthier U.S. Schools, Gold Level, United States Department of Agriculture - 2012

Download a fact sheet (English/Español) for more information about Heritage.

PBIS Exemplar School 2018-19 school year
PBIS Ambassador School 2019-2020 school year 
PBIS Exemplar School 2018-19 school year
PBIS Ambassador School 2019-2020 school year