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Financial Information

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy Finance Office is responsible for tuition payment plans, financial aid, free and reduced meals program, and other related financial information. 

Tuition and fees for Hillcrest Academy are listed on the Cost Sheet (pdf). Families interested in partnering with Hillcrest through the Homeschool Agreement Option should reference the Homeschool Cost Sheet.   

TADS Tuition Management Services (TADS)coordinates easy to use tuition payment plans for Hillcrest families. Hillcrest families enroll in a payment agreement with TADS as part of the enrollment process.

Any questions should be directed to Dorinne Thompson, Business Manager at

International Student Fees

International students will have a diverse experience at Hillcrest Academy thanks in part to our International fee. Students will have, transportation to airports for Christmas and Easter vacation, several day trips to ethnic restaurants and shopping centers, and transportation to concerts, sporting events and plays.  

The international fee also covers sports fees, provides primary insurance coverage for the school year, SAT prep course, transportation to four off-sight testing locations, and AP-exam fees.

Also included are two major trips per year. One trip is the annual music tour with either the band or choir and the other is a city trip. City trips may include Chicago, Denver, Winnipeg, or Duluth. 

Please view the International Page to understand the details.

Home School Partnership

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy offers course work for home school student class enrollment in advanced courses difficult to teach on a home basis along with athletic and music co-curricular participation. Click here to download the Home School Registration form.

Student Lunch Program

Parents can now check family lunch account balances for student's participating in the lunch program. Click on Family Account to check current balance and detailed information on a lunch account.

eFunds for School - Hillcrest Lutheran Academy is pleased to introduce the implementation of an online payment service, beginning on August 24, called eFund for Schools. This optional, user-friendly service offers various options for parents who choose to make on-line payments for lunch and other purchases via a secure website. For the online payment option click here.

Free and Reduced School Lunch Program - Download the 2011-12 Free & Reduced-Price School Meals Application Form.  Send completed application to the Finance Office. Each household will be notified of the denial or acceptance.

Free & Reduced-Price School Meals Application (pdf)

Free & Reduced-Price School Meals Parent Letter (pdf)

2014-15 Financial Assistance Applications

Student's needing financial assistance to attend Hillcrest, now is the time to apply!  You can apply online at  There are limited funds available, so apply early.


 Award Notice Date

 May 1, 2014

 May 20, 2014

 June 1, 2014

 June 20, 2014

 July 1, 2014

 July 20, 2014