Hillcrest High School, the DOE and the Mayor’s Office are committed to protecting the right of every student to attend public school, regardless of immigration status, national origin, or religion. The United States Supreme Court has also recognized the importance of public education for all students, including undocumented students. Your child is our top priority, and we will do everything in our power to protect that right and ensure all students get a quality education, regardless of immigration status, national origin, or religion. Please see the attached letter from the Chancellor and the FAQ.
NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visits Hillcrest
Hillcrest High School
Our Life At Hillcrest
Every student enters into one of our Small Learning Communities (SLC) where they will grow their academic abilities and individual talents. Each SLC consists of a Director and Guidance Counselor to ensure academic success.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Virtual Enterprise and Certified Nursing Assistance.
Every SLC provides opportunities for students to take part in a wide array of activities including Advanced Placement classes, College Now classes, internships, trips, and clubs.
Classes either start First Period (8:02) or Second Period (8:53) depending on a student's individual program.
The school's Library and Media Center is open from 8:02 am - 3:38 pm, and you may go during your lunch period.
You must have your school ID at ALL times.
You may bring your phones to school, but may NOT use them during school hours.
Make sure to always have your gym uniform for Physical Education class.
If you are curious about a club, you may go visit them after school or go to the Fall/Spring club fair. You may also go to room 332C for a list of clubs.
YOU ARE SCANNED EVERYDAY! So make sure you arrive early to make it on time to class.
You can apply for College Now classes for college credits - speak to your Guidance Counselor.