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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:35 PM
School leader Head Master - Mr. Bill McGee
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Internships
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

18
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 87% 31%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Hispanic 4% 51%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Black 3% 13%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Track
11
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
17
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Fencing
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Fencing
Flag football
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Clubs - dance Jazz, ballet
Clubs Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Foreign language and culture club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs - language Latin, Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award Voted "Best Private School" by readers of Hill Country News
Year received 2014

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Tutor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Hill Country Bible Church
Partner website Www.hcbc.com

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.hillcountrychristianschool.org/admissions/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $2000
Tuition range (high) $10000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 780
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 600
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012