Hillcrest Christian School

  • Hillcrest Christian School is unabashedly committed to being Christ-centered and rooted in those truths which do not change -- leading students to develop a Christian world view.
  • Our programs are sequential beginning at Pre-K-3 and continue through 12th grade.
  • Academically, we expect our students to master the knowledge and skills needed to assure their success in college.
  • Hillcrest Christian School is dedicated to reaching students for Christ, teaching the excellence of academics, and incorporating Christlike values in all extracurricular activities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded50

Student Body

Total Students608 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Hillcrest Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • HCS was established as a non-denominational coed school in 1971 and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Southern Association of Independent Schools, and the Mid- South Association of Independent Schools. We offer programs for K-3 through 12th grade, as well as after-school childcare for our students through grade 12.Above all, Hillcrest Christian School is committed to being Christ-centered, rooted in unchanging Biblical truths, and dedicated to leading students to view life from a Christian perspective. Academically, students are expected to master the knowledge and skills needed to ensure success in college.Our curriculum is college preparatory; therefore, each graduate must be accepted to at least one college or university of his or her choice before graduation.  Furthermore, students must complete at least 10 community service hours for each year of grades 9 through 12 in order to receive a diploma from HCS.The Hillcrest campus is strategically located where Jackson and Byram converge; we serve students who live throughout the metro area, including Pearl, Raymond, Florence, and Flora, among other cities and towns in central Mississippi.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clinton
    Grades: PK-12 | 112 students
    6.8 miles
    1580 Clinton-Raymond Rd.
    Clinton, MS 39056
    (601) 924-5863
    6.8 PK-12
    112
  • Jackson
    Grades: PK-12 | 1162 students
    12.6 miles
    4908 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 364-5761
    12.6 PK-12
    1162
  • Clinton
    Grades: NS-12 | 262 students
    7.9 miles
    101 W Northside Dr
    Clinton, MS 39056
    (601) 910-5990
    7.9 NS-12
    262
  • Raymond
    Grades: PK-12 | 486 students
    9.4 miles
    2894 Raymond Bolton Rd
    Raymond, MS 39154
    (601) 857-5568
    9.4 PK-12
    486
  • Jackson
    Grades: PK-5 | 151 students
    5.7 miles
    3424 Robinson Street
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 922-1184
    5.7 PK-5
    151

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