HILLCREST CHRISTIAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Fully Accredited Education by ACSI & WASC, 1-4 years Above National Norms
High Academic Standards & Academic Competitions
Challenging Curriculum – Bible, Spelling, Vocabulary, Reading, Language, Math, Science, History, P.E. and Electives
Educational Field Trips & Science Fair
“My kids have been there from middle school and are close to completing high school. They are are well prepared academically, are confident, have great friends, and have developed a strong foundation in their faith.” – Parent
Biblical Integration in all courses of study
Weekly Chapels with Worship & Teaching
Spirit Week & Service Projects
Secondary Worship Band
Middle School Retreat & Small Discipleship Groups
Bible Curriculum: Old and New Testament Survey
“Hillcrest Christian School is committed to true Christian education. Godly character and integrity are taught and modeled every day. Teachers and administrators know and care about every student and family.” – Parent
Competitive Volleyball, Basketball, & Flag Football
Computer & Technology Program, Theater Arts & Set Design
Elective Courses: Home Economics, Film, Foreign Language
Speech Meet & Spelling Bee Programs
Student Leadership Council
7th Grade Science Camp & 8th Grade U.S. Historic Study Tour
“Beyond academics, there were a vast number of extracurriculars to choose from, from sports to arts classes to ASB and academic clubs. Finally, the people at Hillcrest are what made it truly special for me. I’ve never been to a more inclusive school.” – Alumni
Our Middle School staff, under the direction of our Head of School Karen Winter, is dedicated to offering the highest level of academic curriculum in order to prepare each student for the challenges of high school, and ultimately to fulfill God’s plan for his or her life.
Students experience an intensive academic program that includes daily classes in math, English, science, history, and Bible. PE and an elective round out the schedule. All middle school students participate in the annual Hillcrest Science Fair and winners of that event go on to participate in the ACSI Southern District Fair at Biola University.
All 8th graders are invited on the annual U.S. Historic Study Tour, which features stops in Washington, D.C., Williamsburg, Monticello, Philadelphia, Jamestown, and New York City.
7th graders participate in the Catalina Island Marine Institute at Toyon Bay. This two-night, three-day science camp provides an opportunity for students to intensely study California marine life.