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State

Idaho

Number of Students

1600

Accepting Students to Grades

10-11

Offers Diploma Year Program

Hillcrest High School

Public School District – Ammon , Idaho

Hillcrest High School is the newest of the four high schools located within the greater Idaho Falls area in Southeast Idaho. The school currently has 1,600 students enrolledfrom grades 9 to 12. Hillcrest has a lot to offer international students academically as well as culturally. It is one of the few schools in the area offering German and Italian as a foreign language class among several other great classes. Hillcrest High School was voted #1 school in Southeastern Idaho in the Post Register during the summer of 2016.

FACILITIES
The 45 acre campus includes an Performing Arts Center, auditorium, a gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, a brand new baseball/softball hitting
facility, science labs, media labs and more.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Hillcrest has a strong tradition of success in athletics with opportunities for international students to participate in all teams and clubs from football to golf.
The arts program at Hillcrest has many course offerings for students. A popular activity with many students is the Graphic Design class.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Ammon is a suburb 15 minutes from Idaho Falls, which is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. The city is easily accessible for students and provides activities such as shopping,
restaurants and cafes. International students interested in the outdoors also have many activities to choose from including nearby Yellowstone National Park.
 
Location
Ammon is a suburb 15 minutes from Idaho Falls, which is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. The city is easily accessible by students and provides activities such as shopping, restaurants, cafes etc. International students interested in the outdoors also have many activities to choose from including the chance to visit nearby Yellowstone National Park.

Area Population: 136,000
City Website: City of Idaho Falls

Dates
Estimated Trimester 1 Start: Late August
Estimated Trimester 2 Start: Mid-November
Estimated Trimester 3 Start: Early March
Estimated School End: Early June

School Facts

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1600

Accepting Students to Grades

10-11

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:28

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

No

School Uniform

No

Religious Affiliation

None

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Arts

  • Art
  • Band
  • Ceramics
  • Choir
  • Drama
  • Debate
  • Graphic and Media Design
  • Orchestra

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • Macroeconomics
  • Physics
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • United States Government and Politics
  • United States History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art Society
  • Ballroom Dancing
  • Bible Club
  • Choir
  • Debate
  • French
  • Future Lawyers
  • German
  • Inklings Club
  • Italian
  • National Honor Society
  • Pep Band
  • Robotics
  • Round Table
  • Ski and Snowboard
  • Spanish
  • Thespians
  • Young Democrats

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Boise State University, Brigham Young University, College of Idaho, Eastern Idaho Technical College, Idaho State University, Lewis-Clark State College, Pacific Lutheran
University, Pennsylvania State University, Rocky Mountain College, Southern Utah University, Southern Virginia University, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Naval Academy, University of Idaho, University of Montana, University of Utah, University of Wyoming, Washington University, Weber State University

Closest International and Local Airports: Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA)
For Details Visit Website: Hillcrest High School

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