K-12 ADMISSIONS: 805-497-7501 Ext. 204 | PRESCHOOL ADMISSIONS: 805-495-5513



Hillcrest Christian School Application Process


Your application process begins with a FREE Educational Success Consultation with Principal, Karen Winter. Call our admissions director, LuAnn Malcolm, to schedule your visit. 805-497-7501 Ext 204

The purpose of a FREE Educational Success Consultation at Hillcrest Christian School is to support your family in making wise educational decisions. Our entire professional staff is committed to the educational success of your children.  You can also use a convenient web form to schedule your consultation: SCHEDULE NOW

After your Educational Success Consultation, you will take a tour of the school.  At that time you can also schedule a day for your child to ‘shadow’ one of our students.  HCS students are chosen carefully to spend the day with your child as he/she gets hands-on experience with our school.

Hillcrest exists as a ministry to Christian families. In order to apply, at least one parent must be a Christian who is committed to a local Christian church with a comparable statement of faith and attends regularly with his/her children.  Prior to admissions decisions elementary and middle school students will take a skills test focusing on mathematics and reading comprehension. High school students with a transcript will be interviewed without testing.

During your consultation, Principal Karen Winter will get to know your family, understand your goals for your children,  answer questions, review school policies, and discuss the school’s role in partnering with Christian parents. An admissions committee will review all candidates for admission. Applicants will be notified of the decision of the admissions committee by mail.



Accepted students will receive an email with a link that will allow them to complete the registration process online. They will then need to meet with the registrar to make payment arrangements.

The registrar office is responsible for registering new students, student records, report cards, and transcripts.

NEW STUDENTS: Once you have been accepted to Hillcrest, we will need all of your paperwork and fees as soon as possible. Use this CHECKLIST to be certain that you have completed and returned all required documents. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

CURRENT FAMILIES: Contact our office if you need copies of report cards or transcripts.

GRADUATES and TRANSFER: Download the TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM and mail it to us. Please provide all requested information so that your transcript can be sent on time and to the right place.

Cathey Stueber , Registrar (Ext 205)


Nondiscrimination Policy

Hillcrest Christian School admits students of any race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Hillcrest Christian School does not discriminate on the basis of race in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.

Schedule Your Free Educational Success Consultation With Our Principal

Call our admissions director, LuAnn Malcolm, to schedule your visit.

805-497-7501 Ext 204

What Our Families Are Saying About Us

Testimonials from our current parents, alumni parents, and community friends.

Not only do our students revive a quality education to get them into any college, it is all taught from a Biblical perspective.

Tricia Berg

Hillcrest has been a gift for my daughter and our family.

Lacey Von Lanken

HCS offers a Christ-centered education, where God's hand is taught through all subjects.  The teachers are caring and child focused.  There are age appropriate activities and sports offered.  Your child's spiritual well being and safety is of utmost importance.  The administration is loving and consistent and directly involved with every aspect of the school.

Andrea Davis

We love the Christian family feel of Hillcrest.  The administration and families truly care for my children.

Angela Johnson-Napue

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