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Mayflower is located in Creston, Iowa, teaching Kindergarten through eighth grade. We strive to equip the younger generation with the Word of God and the skills to thrive as they move onto the next education level. 


Mayflower Heritage Christian School is an interdenominational Christian School created to support the Christian family and partner with the family's church in providing a Christ-centered, biblically-based education which instills spiritual discernment, vision and the practice of excellence in character, academics and service. 

Train children up in the way they should go, and when they are old they will not depart from it. 

Extra Activities at MHCS:

  • Physical Education

  • Art & Music Classes

  • Technology/ Computer Classes

  • Chapel

  • Educational Field Trips 

  • Bible 

  • Service Projects 

  • High School & College Preview Days for Junior High 


To provide quality academic education based upon a firm foundation of God's Word. Functioning as an extension of the Christian home, the school supports parents who seek to obey the biblical instruction who seek to obey the biblical instruction that gives them ultimate responsibility for the education of their children. The school offers a curriculum rooted in God-centered view of life - Deuteronomy 6:6-8. The curriculum, taught by qualifies Christian faculty, allows parents to provide their children with academic instruction consistent with the Christ-centered teaching received at home and at church. 


Mayflower started with the desire to provide a curriculum that was focused on a Christian worldview. They wanted to partner with local churches and Christian families to provide a Biblically based education.  The goal is that children will grow up to love the Lord, serve & follow Him , and seek to make Him known to others. 


  • To use the Word of God to inspire, govern and direct our days from study in Bible-based curriculum, to weekly chapels. 

  • To nurture students in their commitment to Christ, teaching them to analyse issues with a Christian worldview and develop creativity, artistic and academic skills under the Lordship of Christ.   

  • To employ faculty that are godly leaders, sensitive to the  students as they encourage their spiritual growth. 

  • To immerse children in the love of Christ, encouraging growth in their relationship with Him and with others.

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Mayflower started in 2002 with 11 children and two teachers. Over the past 17 years they have grown to over 70 students and have seven staff members and many volunteers. They have had the blessing of sharing a facility with Crest Baptist Church and in 2010 a new educational facility was added to church to allow for growth in the school. 


Mayflower uses a variety of Christian curriculum including Abeka and ACSI. They focus on a biblical worldview in order to help the students see  life through God's lenses. Our hope is that as they move on from Mayflower they might be a light for Christ to all they are around.


Along with our regular PE curriculum, bike safety is taught.  One day a year, the students spend the day at Green Valley State Park   riding their bikes.  The day is used as a fundraiser for the school. The children get sponsorships from different people in order to raise money. This is Mayflowers' biggest fundraiser each year. 



Mayflower organizes a dessert theater every year in which the Mayflower students preform in a musical. A silent auction occurs during the dessert theater, and tasty treats are also provided. 



The students honor our local veterans through a program including patriotic songs, poems, and verses. Local veterans are invited to attend this yearly program to thank them for their service. 

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