Hillcrest Academy

29275 Santiago Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592-0925
     Tel: (951)676-4754
Grades: K - 8 | 255 students
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Hillcrest Academy is a kindergarten-eighth grade independent school, accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the California Association of Independent Schools.
The school is located in Temecula and was founded in 1977.
Hillcrest Academy is a distinguished academic institution, a place of unbounded opportunities, and, most importantly, a community of honor and respect.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 255 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Hillcrest Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 33%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki and forest green)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $7,275
Tuition Notes Kindergarten through fifth grade tuition is $7,275 Sixth through eighth tuition is $7,925 Tuition and fees remained at the 2008-09 level.
% on Financial Aid 3%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Maureen Manion
Admissions Associate Suzanne Adkins


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballDance,
Flag FootballGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. French and Spanish Clubs, Martial Arts, Star Kidz, Webby Dance, chess, science adventures Martial Arts, Star Kidz, Webby Dance, chess, French and Spanish Clubs,
science adventures,

School Notes:

Hillcrest Academy's mission in partnership with students and parents is to pursue excellence in academics, character, and leadership, and to encourage each person to approach life with a sense of purpose of inquiry and purpose. Three words that describe the Hillcrest community are Academics, Character, and Leadership.

Profile last updated: 10/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Linfield Christian School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Temecula Montessori (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Temecula Montessori (0.2 miles away)
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