Many years ago, God gave a vision to Hillcrest Christian Academy. It was a vision for a gym and additional classrooms—spaces that would enable HCA to grow in its mission and ministry of providing a quality Christian education to families in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Little did the leadership of the school know where that vision was going to lead.
Phase I of the project was completed in 2007 when HCA dedicated its new gym to the glory of God. Before the classrooms could be built, however, Hillcrest would break ground in a way they had not expected. In 2009, a new vision began to unfold, one which expanded on the orignal. Hillcrest would expand its ministry to include High School level courses.
Well, HCA graduated its first High School class in 2014, and with the upper classes growing quickly, Hillcrest found that the need for classrooms was greater than it was in 2007. As the vision grew, so must the building.
The new plan included a two-story building which houses seven classrooms and a fully equipped science lab, a plan which was completed in the Spring of 2016. Middle and High School will be the main tenants in the new building beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, providing the following benefits for students: