Hill Country Christian School of Austin

Hill Country Christian School of Austin is a Christ-centered community that partners with Christian families to inspire and equip college-bound students to become lifelong learners, effective communicators, and servant-leaders who impact the world with the life-changing reality of Jesus Christ.  Preparing for College. Preparing for Life.

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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 AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences/Mild Dyslexia
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students521 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Hill Country Christian School of Austin Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Average SAT score1227
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no uniforms, conservative/modest dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition rates may be viewed on our website at https://www.hillcountrychristianschool.org/admissions/tuition/
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorGlenna Sager


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
American Heritage Girls, Book Club, Certamen Team, Chess Club, Destination Imagination, Dominican Republic Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, History Club, Knight Guard, Latin Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Pep Squad, Robotics Club, Safety Patrol, Student Council, Yearbook, Young Authors Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Choir, Drumline, International Thespian Society, Knights Theatre Club, Music Conservatory, Photography Club, Theatre Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Knights Club

School Notes

Open since 1996, Hill Country Christian School of Austin is a private, Christian, Classical, college-preparatory school in Austin, Texas, offering preschool-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. After school child care is available on campus. 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.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
When our son was ready for kindergarten, we reviewed many schools and ultimately chose Hill Country Christian School because of the Christ-centered education focus and the feeling of home & community. It is a decision we continue to be grateful we made. He has benefited from strong academics, the opportunity to increase his confidence and public speaking abilities through the annual speech meet, and the ability to participate in other competitions such as Math Olympics, Art Festival, and the Regional Science Fair. In addition to the academics, we truly appreciate the genuine love and care that all teachers, principals, and other school personnel show for each and every student. They all seem to know the kids by name, genuinely care for them and their education, and are truly devoted to the mission of the school. As the school matures, we have seen academics expand, new programs in STEM and athletics introduced, and we are excited for the years to come. Our decision to come to and stay at Hill Country Christian School has been especially validated during the COVID-19 shutdown and remote learning period. The school and teachers have done an amazing job providing an organized and high-level learning experience including weekly teacher-led live sessions and detailed lesson plans for the week to include not only core subjects but specials as well. Very impressive! As we transition to Middle School in the Fall, we could not be happier and look forward to all the new and exciting things to come.
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We have been beyond pleased with Hill Country Christian School since we joined the community last year. We were immediately welcomed by parents, teachers and staff. We have been blown away by the love that the faculty and staff have for our children. They truly go above and beyond to know and teach our children. They do an amazing job at integrating the Bible into every subject. Our children have grown in character, integrity and academics since starting at Hill Country.
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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.
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