College-preparatory Curriculum

Hill Country Christian School of Austin provides a challenging course of study that meets or exceeds admission requirements at top colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. We help cultivate Christian virtue and educate according to natural phases of student development. Students are taught the skills and concepts that will serve as the foundation for future learning through the following:

Elementary (K-5th)

  • Emphasis on phonics, reading, writing, and handwriting in grammar school
  • Character development and Scripture memorization
  • Enrichment study in the arts, STEM, and Spanish beginning in grammar school
  • Our 1st-5th graders develop communication and public speaking skills through Speech Meet. Students present their selection before judges who score them and provide encouraging and helpful feedback.

Middle & High School (6th-12th)

  • Four years of high school math, science, English, social studies, foreign languages and enrichment (fine arts, Bible, and classical studies)
  • Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement and Honors classes
  • Senior thesis capstone presentation
  • Rhetoric and Logic classes
  • Debate and speech courses
  • Technology and computer skills, including 1:1 Technology Initiative