Hillcrest Elementary 1045 Bennett Street American Falls, Idaho  83211    Tina Fehringer - Principal

Student Registration

If you have a child who will be in who will be entering Hillcrest next fall and have not registered, we will be in the office from August 12-16 from 8:30 - 3:00.

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Read Talk Play Everyday


Messages for students should be held at a minimum. If you have an important message for your student, please call before 2:00 p.m. (12:00 on Wednesdays). If you need to talk to your child's teacher, we will be happy to take a message so they can return your call when they don't have class. Thank you for your understanding.

Lunch prices

for the 2018-2019 school year will be $2.60 per lunch for students and $3.85 per lunch for adults. Milk may be purchased for $.35.

  • HILLCREST DAILY SCHEDULE (except Wednesday)
  • 7:45 ** Teachers arrive at school; and Playground supervision begins (Students should not be dropped off before 7:45 a.m.)
  • 8:00 **Students enter building
  • 8:05 **Tardy bell
  • 10:15-10:30 **Recess (1st-3rd)
  • 11:05 **A.M. Kindergarten dismisses
  • Lunch:
  • 11:30-12:15 ** 1st grade
  • 11:45-12:30 **3rd grade
  • 12:00-12:45 ** 2nd grade
  • 11:55 ** Afternoon kindergarten begins
  • 2:00-2:15 ** Recess (1st-3rd)
  • 3:00 **Student dismissal
  • 3:00-3:30 **Teachers available in building


Buses provide transportation for all students in the morning, including kindergarten students, and after school dismisses. Afternoon kindergarten students are not bused to school.

  • Start Time ** 8:00 a.m.
  • Dismissal on Wednesdays **1:00 pm
  • Wednesday A.M. Kindergarten ** 8:00-10:30
  • Wednesday P.M. Kindergarten **10:30-1:00


Hillcrest is joining a new telephone text service that will send you a text in case of an emergency at Hillcrest. This would include getting a message due to weather or other emergency event. You can sign up by completing the following steps:

TEXT: 208-932-1846

SEND MESSAGE: @hcalert

*note- Once signed up you can opt out at any time

There is a Foodbank available to anyone in the community  Place: American Falls Academy                 589 Lincoln American Falls, Idaho 83211 Hours: are school days from   8:00 am-3:30 pm