Washington, IA

Washington, IA

Discover Hillcrest Academy, a Private High School Near Washington, IA

If you live in Washington, IA, or are considering relocating to the area, the Hillcrest Academy team would love to meet your family! Our college preparatory program has been equipping young men and women for success since 1945 through excellent academics, enriching activities, and spiritual development. Parents and students alike value the close-knit community and positive culture found on our campus, and we’d love for you to experience it for yourself!

Plan your visit to our beautiful, 40-acre campus.

Moving to Washington?
Washington is an attractive destination for families, with a small-town feel, a friendly community, and abundant natural beauty. The downtown historic district is filled with fascinating homes and buildings, and students love taking the adventure up a notch with hiking, skiing, kayaking, or biking. In the evening, families can catch a flick at Iowa’s State Theater, the Guinness-verified World’s Oldest Continuously Operating Movie Theater. However you choose to spend your time in Washington, we guarantee you’ll enjoy the relaxing atmosphere for which Iowa’s small towns are known.

Why Do Washington Families Choose Hillcrest Academy?
We’re very happy and proud that our daughter attends Hillcrest Academy. It’s just a short, safe drive from our home in Washington. The minor adjustment to her morning schedule has been well worth it as we feel the top-notch educational opportunities offered at Hillcrest will better prepare her for what lies ahead. She has also enjoyed many extracurricular activities including sports, student government, and clubs. We’re excited to see what the future holds for our daughter knowing that her high school experience has helped build a foundation for a bright future!  -Chad and Kathy Dolan

Christian Focus 
Faith integration is an important part of the Hillcrest experience. Students enjoy chapel services, attend small groups, and study theology, sharpening their biblical worldview before leaving for college. This provides the foundation needed to navigate an ever-changing world, and make a positive impact.

Excellent Academics 
Our academic program prepares students to thrive in college and encourages them to think ahead to identify possible career paths. We offer 11 AP courses and numerous interest-based electives. Students enjoy small class sizes and individual attention from their teachers, which in turn allows them to master content and score in the 98th percentiles on state assessments.

Exciting Activities
So much life at Hillcrest takes place outside the classroom. Students develop quality friendships through shared interests and experiences. We offer several performing arts programs, 12 varsity sports teams, and numerous clubs

Directions to Hillcrest Academy from Washington
Hillcrest Academy is a short, easy drive from Washington, IA. Suggested route below:

Navigate onto IA-1 N/IA-92 W; Continue to follow IA-1 N (12.3 mi)
Continue straight onto IA-1 N/1st St (3.8 mi)
Turn left onto 540th St SW (4.0 mi)
Turn left onto Calkins Ave SW (0.2 mi)

Hillcrest Academy is located at 1421 540th St SW, Kalona, IA
*Driving directions from Google Maps

Download Our Parent Info Packet
If you’re looking for an exceptional high school near Washington, IA, download a copy of our info packet today! If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, give us a call at 319-255-2201 or contact@hillcrestravens.org. We look forward to meeting you!