Hill Country Christian School of Austin

12124 Ranch Rd 620 North
Austin, TX 78750-0787
Tel: (512)331-7036
Grades: PK-12 | 612 students
Hill Country Christian School of Austin provides a Christ-centered, Classical, college-preparatory education that inspires and develops lifetime learners and effective communicators who influence the world with the life-changing reality of Jesus Christ. Hill Country Christian School of Austin:  Preparing for College.  Preparing for Life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other special emphasis association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences/Mild Dyslexia
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 612 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Hill Country Christian School of Austin Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Economics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Government, AP Latin, AP Spanish
Average SAT score 1800
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no uniforms, conservative/modest dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates may be viewed on our website at http://www.hillcountrychristianschool.org/admissions/tuition-and-fees/
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Shannon Ficklin
Admissions Associate Sheryl Belloni


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 31 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Heritage Girls, Book Club, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, Certamen Team, Chess Club, Choir, Classical Gamers Club, Dance Team, Destination Imagination, Drumline, Elementary Gymnastics, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fencing Club, History Club, Knight Guard, Latin Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Pep Squad, Photography Club, Running Knights Club, Safety Patrol, Science Fiction Club, Sodalitas History Club, Sports Talk Club, Student Council, Theatre Club, Yearbook, Young Authors Club, Young Scientists Club, Young Writers' Club Book Club, Certamen Team, Chess Club, Choir, Dance Team, Drumline, Fencing Club, History Club, Knight Guard, Latin Club, Pep Squad, Safety Patrol, Theatre Club, Yearbook, American Heritage Girls,
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts,
Classical Gamers Club,
Destination Imagination,
Elementary Gymnastics,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Photography Club,
Running Knights Club,
Science Fiction Club,
Sodalitas History Club,
Sports Talk Club,
Student Council,
Young Authors Club,
Young Scientists Club,
Young Writers' Club,

School Notes:

Open since 1996, Hill Country Christian School of Austin is a private, Christian, Classical, college-preparatory school in Austin, Texas, offering preK- 12th grades.  We are located in northwest Austin, near the growing communities of Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock, and Lake Travis.  At Hill Country Christian, you will find a warm, welcoming Christian community in an environment of academic excellence.  We welcome a wide variety of learners and offer programs ranging from Gifted and Talented Enrichment to support services for students with mild learning differences through our Learning Center.  After school child care is available on campus to accommodate working parents.  One of the hallmarks of our school is our staff's deep, personal relationships with each of our students.  We not only prepare students for college, we prepare them for life.

Our Promise to You:

  • We will know your child.
  • We will love your child.
  • We will prepare your child.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Summit Christian Academy - Cedar Park (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Anderson Mill Christian Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Anderson Mill Christian Academy (1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin
    Anderson Mill Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 87 students
    1 miles
    10633 Lake Creek Parkway
    Austin, TX 78750
  • Austin
    Hope Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: KG | 16 students
    1.3 miles
    11512 Olson Dr
    Austin, TX 78750
  • Cedar Park
    Cypress Creek Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-PK | 72 students
    1.6 miles
    2006 Sunchase Blvd
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
  • Cedar Park
    Grades: PK-12 | 385 students
    1.7 miles
    2121 Cypress Creek Road
    Cedar Park, TX 78613
  • Cedar Park
    Harbor Christian Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 38 students
    2.2 miles
    1420 Cypress Creek Rd Ste 200-133
    Cedar Park, TX 78613

School Reviews

Hill Country Christian School has been a blessing to our family for 12 years. The quality of education is excellent. The love of the teachers and administrators for every student is evident on a daily basis. They know the students by name even if they have never personally taught that student. The leadership skills, character, and biblical worldview our kids have developed are invaluable. My kids have been taught how to think for themselves, how to actively engage their minds, and how to evaluate and analyze information rather than just how to regurgitate memorized facts. Students at this school are being prepared very effectively to transition successfully into college and life beyond college.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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