How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in Hill Country Christian School of Austin. We are delighted to take this opportunity to partner with you in your child's education. The application process may be completed online. However, we first want to meet you in person or speak with you over the telephone to answer questions or concerns you may have regarding the admissions process. Please contact our Director of Admissions, Shannon Ficklin, at 512-331-7036 or email@example.com, to begin the conversation regarding your child's future as a Hill Country Knight.
STEP 1 - SUBMIT AN APPLICATION
Complete the Student Application form online by clicking on the button below.
The following fees will be due upon application:
Preschool-12th grade: $150.00 one-time application fee per student (non-refundable) paid online through TADS.
5th grade-12th grade: $95.00 admission testing fee for ISEE paid at time of registration to Educational Records Bureau at www.iseetest.org.
Please deliver or fax (512-257-4190) the following records within 10 days of submitting an application.
____ Copy of birth certificate
____ Copy of immunization records or contentious exemption form
____ Copy of special testing for reading or learning differences (if applicable)
____ Copy of standardized test scores*
____ Copy of all available previous school records including most recent report card*
* Not needed for Preschool or Kindergarten applicants. If home-schooled, parents should complete.
STEP 2 - ADMISSIONS TESTING
Students must take a grade level admissions test to aid in determining their placement in and compatibility with the academic environment at Hill Country. Admissions testing dates may be found on our website under the Admissions tab. Admissions besting must be completed before the admissions process will move forward.
Preschool-4th grade students take an admissions test at Hill Country. The admissions office will contact the parents after an application has been submitted to schedule the child’s admissions test.
5th-12th grade students take an Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) at Hill Country or another Austin-area school. Parents must contact Educational Records Bureau (ERB) directly to register their child and pay $95.00 for the ISEE at www.iseetest.org (Hill Country’s school code is 447616).
Please feel free to contact Shannon Ficklin at firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions or comments.
STEP 3 - ADMISSIONS INTERVIEW
A family interview with the school principal will be scheduled after the admissions test has been evaluated. We would like both parents to attend the interview as well as students applying to grades 4 through 12.
STEPS 4 and 5 - ADMISSIONS STATUS and ENROLLMENT
Parents will be notified of the status of their student's acceptance during the interview or through the admissions office. Upon acceptance, you will receive an Enrollment Agreement, which will be sent via email from TADS (our tuition management company). The Enrollment Agreement must be accepted within 10 days of receiving email notification, along with the new student fees as outlined in the agreement and on the tuition and fees chart.
Hill Country Christian School of Austin admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.