About Great Hearts

Great Hearts is passionately committed to cultivating the hearts and minds of students through the pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. We operate classical K-12 charter schools that offer our students a transformative educational experience. By engaging a well-rounded program in a vibrant school culture, our students are prepared for success in college, leadership in any field in which they choose to endeavor, and a life filled with purpose. We believe that the highest goal of education is to become good – intellectually and morally. Our “great-hearted” graduates are prepared for the 21st century. We do this by teaching the skills necessary for success: the ability to innovate through creativity, the ability to communicate clearly, the ability to apply critical thought through analysis and questioning the world around us, and through building character is order to demonstrate ethical judgment and integrity. Graduates possess the skills to pursue their chosen calling as well as a great hearts to deploy their talents for a purpose beyond themselves.

Great Hearts Campuses

+ Great Hearts Monte Vista Lower School (Grades K-5)
+ Great Hearts Monte Vista Upper School (Grades 6-12)
+ Great Hearts Northern Oaks (Grades K-9)

Notable Achievements

  • The Great Hearts student average on the OECD reading test outscored every country in the OECD group as well as the partner PISA countries. On the science test, the Great Hearts student average was second only to Shanghai, and on the mathematics test was surpassed only by Shanghai and Singapore.
  • Great Hearts’ scores on the reading, mathematics, and science PISA tests were well above the national average for the U.S., all in the top 10% of participating schools.
  • The reading performance gap between Economically Disadvantaged and Non-Economically Disadvantaged students at Great Hearts is less than one third of the Texas performance gap.
  • Great Hearts Economically Disadvantaged students surpass their Non-Economically Disadvantaged counterparts in Texas.

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