• Mission Statement: To create a community of learners that fosters compassion, inclusion, collaboration, and creative thinking while providing high-quality education.

    Vision: Empowering future leaders by creating thinkers who will spark change in the world by being lifelong learners.

    Core Beliefs:

    Hillcrest PDS operates on five core beliefs centered around educating the whole child through:

    • developing students through meaningful, student-centered learning;

    • partnering with Baylor University; modeling best teaching practices for teacher candidates;

    • developing staff as leaders in education who are highly inquisitive, collaborative, and dedicated;

    • maintaining a connection with diverse stakeholders who believe in, depend on, and choose to be part of our community of learners; and

    • providing a wide spectrum of experiences in the arts for all students throughout their tenure at Hillcrest PDS.