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Hillcrest International School


Hillcrest International School is an accredited Christian school whose purpose is to provide a quality education for the children of missionaries.  Located on the easternmost island of Indonesia, this school brings together approximately 150 students and 20 faculty from various parts of the world.

The campus is divided into three distinct areas. Seven classrooms are clustered around a courtyard to comprise the elementary school. The middle school, grades six, seven and eight are on the eastern side of the school next to the library and computer labs. The high school classrooms utilize the buildings on either side of the main office. These include specialized rooms for art, drama, language arts, the math, science, history and Bible rooms.  Additional facilities comprise two gyms, a soccer field, band room, health clinic, multi-purpose room, a lunch room and playgrounds.  Additionally, there are two dormitories for high school students whose parents are working interior.

Articles About HIS Events

 At Hillcrest International School, there are students who eat different food from different countries.

Information concerning school improvement projects including the new futsal stadium.

 The movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the second book and movie of the series The Hunger Games.

Papua United is a soccer club inviting boys from all over Sentani, including expats, to come learn more about soccer and be united as one.

OE 2014 began Feb 24 in the village of Soba.

Being the new kid can be very uncomfortable.   Let’s look at how ‘new kids’ at HIS are doing.

 Some students need to live in the hostel because their parents are not in Sentani. They sleep together, and they have breakfast, lunch, and supper together. They are like a family.

International Day is a special day celebrated at HIS.  This enables students to learn about others' home countries and other countries.  Indigenous foods are always provided.

Middle School students at HIS love video games. Here are some of the favorites.

Intramurals are played in schools with different teams. We play on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch.

The basketball tournament was really intense. The A-team boys practiced really hard before the game and were able to apply their practice in ways.

On Sunday, February 23, 2014, we said "Good-bye," to our dear friend and colleague, Michael Frederick Werner.

Hillcrest International School is pleased to be fully accredited through the 

Western Association of Schools and Colleges.


Information on the accreditation process and standards can be found via their website.

Additional information concerning WASC can be found at their northern California office:

533 Airport Boulevard, Suite 200

Burlingame, CA 94010-2009


Phone   650.696.1060

Fax       650.696.1867