A Private Christian School in Fayetteville, AR

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At The Hill School, our elementary campus encompasses students ages PreK4 to 4th grade.Our primary objective is to equip your child for a successful future by establishing a robust educational foundation.

Our students benefit from a small classroom sizes, individualized educational plans, and hands-on learning. All elementary students participate in daily Enrichment classes including Music, Drama, ASL, Spanish, P.E. and Bible. Students are encouraged to be creative, use their imaginations and most importantly to develop a love for learning.

Because of our smaller class sizes, our students grow to be a close-knit family. They take care of each other, build each other up for success and pray for each other daily. We love our school family!

Our Mission

“To cultivate spiritual Leadersspiritual Leaderswho actively influence and transform their society.”

Core Curriculum Highlights

The goal of our elementary program is to prepare your student for the future by laying a solid foundation of learning.


At The Hill School, we prioritize a balanced education where academic growth and spiritual development coalesce. Our mission is to cultivate young individuals who are not only intellectually enriched but also spiritually grounded, guiding them towards a life filled with wisdom, knowledge, and a faith-based perspective.


Our approach to teaching reading is comprehensive and multi-faceted, covering key areas such as phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Through expert guidance, small group exercises, and the utilization of graphic organizers, we equip students with essential reading skills. Across all elementary grade levels, our primary objective is to cultivate critical thinking skills in relation to written text.



At The Hill School, students from PreK4 to 2nd grade explore the world around them through customized units crafted by our dedicated teachers, with Abeka textbooks serving as a supplementary guide. In the 3rd grade, the Abeka curriculum is used to delve into the lives of notable American heroes, culminating in an interactive Wax Museum event at the end of the year. The 4th-grade curriculum intertwines American history—from the discovery of America to World War II—with reading comprehension exercises. In 5th grade, the focus shifts to both Arkansas and U.S. history, spanning from the Civil War era to the Civil Rights Movement. To enrich this historical learning, students engage with historical fiction novels that correspond with the historical timeline they are studying. Arkansas history is a consistent theme across all grade levels. Key concepts like patriotism, democracy, and freedom are integral elements of our social studies program.


Afterschool Care

Afterschool Care offers a valuable solution for households where both parents have jobs away from home. The program is open to children from Pre-K4 up to 5th grade. Operating right after school until 5:30pm, the program is available at both the Joyce and Crossover Campuses. Participating students receive a snack, complete their homework, and enjoy an array of engaging activities. The daily fee is $25.


Mathematics extends beyond mere rote learning of facts. It involves a comprehensive understanding that is nurtured through hands-on object manipulation, strategic problem-solving methods, cyclical reviews, mental calculations, and consistent practice exercises to achieve math fluency. Students come to recognize the practical applications of math in everyday life. Age-appropriate concepts are integrated at each educational stage, serving as valuable life tools.


From their early years, children are introduced to the significance of written communication. In kindergarten, they start by creating journals. In first and second grades, they progress to crafting complete sentences and paragraphs. By the time they reach third to fifth grades, they are skilled in composing summaries, paragraphs, and essays.



In science courses from PreK4 to 5th grade, students learn to collect, sort, measure, and analyze data about the natural world, viewed through the perspective of Genesis 1:28. Utilizing inquiry-based learning approaches, pupils formulate hypotheses, conduct experiments, and arrive at conclusions. Each grade focuses on objectives suitable for that age group, covering areas such as life science, physical science, earth science, ecology, and technology.



Every morning, young students engage in exploring spiritual teachings by memorizing verses, learning biblical stories, and relating these teachings to everyday experiences. The curriculum focuses on key principles such as the nature of the Divine, the cosmic blueprint for humanity, the imperfections and flawed nature of mankind, our role as reflections of the Divine, salvation through the teachings of Jesus Christ, and the anticipation of His return.