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Premium member Presentation Transcript PowerPoint Presentation: Discover Hill CountryPowerPoint Presentation: The mission of Hill Country Christian School of Austin is to provide a Christ-centered, Classical, college-preparatory education that inspires students to become life-long learners and effective communicators who impact the world with the life -changing reality of Jesus Christ . Mission StatementOur Core Values: Our Core Values Hill Country values and affirms : G race over legalism R elationships at all levels A cademic and spiritual balance C alling students to become world-changers E xcellence in all thingsOur Student Body: Our Student Body Preschool through 12 th grade: 511 students Lower School: 351 students Upper School: 160 studentsAccreditations and Memberships: Accreditations and MembershipsWho We Are: Who We Are Christ- Centered Community Godly character Confident faith Biblical worldview Biblical integration Mission trips Community service Small group mentoring Ethical decision-makingWho We Are: Who We Are Classical Education Integration across subject areas Speaking persuasively Writing effectively Demonstrating originality Fostering imagination Studying quality literature Emphasizing vocabularyWho We Are: College- Preparatory Critical thinking: analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating Collaboration: working effectively with others College guidance: extensive one-on-one counseling Curriculum: accelerated, in-depth Who We Are Curriculum Distinctives: Curriculum Distinctives Formal classes in Logic and Rhetoric Four years of f oreign language Four years of math and science Focus on biblical worldview Junior Thesis Senior ThesisAverage SAT Scores Class of 2011: Public Schools: 1500 Private/Religious: 1592 Private/Independent: 1670 Hill Country: 1760 Average SAT Scores Class of 2011National Merit: 14% of our graduates are National Merit Scholars, as compared to 0 . 5% in our closest public school district National MeritPowerPoint Presentation: College and University Acceptances Trinity University University of Washington Texas A&M Galveston Gordon College Southwestern University Duke University University of Texas at Austin Vanderbilt University Concordia Texas University Texas A&M University Baylor University Dallas Baptist University University of South Carolina University of Arkansas Abilene Christian University University of Missouri University of North Dakota George Washington University University of Wisconsin Washington University Stephen F. Austin State University Angelo State University Austin College U.T. San Antonio University of North Texas Texas Christian University University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Texas State University U.T. Galveston Texas Tech University U.S. Air Force Academy Auburn University University of Southern California University of North Carolina Colorado State UniversityCollege Merit Scholarships: Class of 2009 awarded $811,350 Class of 2010 awarded $955,178 Class of 2011 awarded $688,380 Average award for the past three years: $67,724 per student College Merit ScholarshipsWho We Are: Who We Are A School for All Learners Honors and Advanced Placement courses Gifted and Talented enrichment Academic support services Athletics: Athletics Foster teamwork Develop relationships Win with class and humility Lose with grace and dignity Build unity – “One Team–One Fight” Play for His glory Create school spirit Athletics: Athletics 80% of students participate in at least one sport 55% of students participate in two or more sports A Legacy of Winning: A Legacy of Winning Football Regional Finalist: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 State Semifinalist: 2005, 2008 Volleyball State Semifinalist: 2006 State Finalist: 2002PowerPoint Presentation: Cross Country/Track and Field Cross Country State Champions 2003, 2008 Track and Field Individual State Champions 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Baseball Area Finalist: 2003, 2004 Regional Finalist: 2009 Bi-District Finalist: 2010PowerPoint Presentation: Basketball Boys: Area Finalist 2010, 2011 Girls: Bi-District Playoffs 2010, 2011 Golf Boys: State Finalist 2010, 2011 District Champions 2012 Girls: Bi-District Playoffs 2010PowerPoint Presentation: Cheerleading Promoting Hill Country spirit and supporting athletic s New: Club Swimming After only one meet: Two team 1 st place Six individual 1 st place Two individual 2 nd place One individual 3 rd place The Arts: The Arts Provide a creative outlet Enhance worship Inspire musical, dramatic, and artistic talents Theater: Theater Music: Music Piano Oboe Violin Saxophone Voice Percussion Guitar Trumpet Flute Trombone Clarinet Drumline Student-led worshi p Visual Arts: Visual ArtsUpper School Extracurricular Activities: Upper School Extracurricular Activities Athletics Fellowship of Christian Athletes Drama National Honor Society Dance Team Student Council Fencing Photography Club Yearbook Student Newspaper Latin Club Practical Ministries Certamen Music Conservatory Boy Scouts Young Writers’ ClubUpper School Experiences: Upper School Experiences Homecoming Dances Prom Socials Student Retreats Mission Trips Powder Puff FootballWhy Hill Country?: Why Hill Country? High Academic Expectations with a Time-Tested Classical Approach Emphasis on Spiritual Development Godly and Talented Teaching and Coaching Staff Partnership with Parents RelationshipsOur Promise to You: Our Promise to You We will know your child. We will love your child. We will prepare your child.PowerPoint Presentation: Discover Hill Country Preparing for College. Preparing for Lif e. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.