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Hillcrest is a widely known premier Christian college-preparatory school.
Recently, Hillcrest has expanded to include Preschool-6th grade.  We are growing and excited to announce that we are one of the only Classical Christian School in the tri-state area.
We specialize in training students to think and reason from a Biblical and classical perspective.
Hillcrest students score high on standardized tests and have many opportunities to participate in our nationally recognized STEAM program.Students repeatedly express their satisfaction and ongoing growth.
They receive mentorship support and ongoing encouragement from staff who are trained to engage and support students spiritually and academically.As you pursue the best educational environment for your school aged student, please explore our website and know our admissions office is happy to speak to you and your family.
We have people ready to provide you with even more information who can help you in this vital decision.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,896
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Hillcrest Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1916

Student Body

Total Students
244 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Hillcrest Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American History, AP Art Studio, AP Calculas AB, AP English Composition, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European HIstory
Average SAT score
1210
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition costs for Preschool-12th grade can be found on the Hillcrest website.
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mikayla Genereux
Endowment Size
$2 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Baking Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Evangelism Club, Hiking Club, Knitting Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Advanced Art Portfolio, Backyard Worship Praise Team, Competitive Jazz Choir, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Fundamentals in Drawing, Jazz Band, Pottery, Traveling Concert Choir, Worship Arts Praise Team

School Notes

  • Hillcrest is a widely known premier Christian college-preparatory school. Recently, Hillcrest has expanded to include Preschool-6th grade. We are growing and excited to announce that we are one of the only Classical Christian School in the tri-state area. We specialize in training students to think and reason from a Biblical and classical perspective. Hillcrest students score high on standardized tests and have many opportunities to participate in our nationally recognized STEAM program.Students repeatedly express their satisfaction and ongoing growth. They receive mentorship support and ongoing encouragement from staff who are trained to engage and support students spiritually and academically.As you pursue the best educational environment for your school aged student, please explore our website and know our admissions office is happy to speak to you and your family. We have people ready to provide you with even more information who can help you in this vital decision.
Profile last updated: 04/15/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,896
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $6,765 for elementary schools and $11,927 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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