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Student Services

Hillcrest School has a variety of services available to assist students with concerns of both an academic and non-academic nature. Our Student Services team is made up of our caring staff and professionals who are committed to helping students realize their potential and equipping them with the tools they need for success whether through offering academic advice or planning, coping strategies, increased mindfulness, or a listening ear.
As a team of professionals, we are committed to:
  • Creating welcoming spaces
  • Providing one-on-one counseling (personal and academic)
  • Providing additional one-on-one and small group academic supports
  • Offering universal programming on mental health and wellness
  • Providing connections for families and parents
  • Increasing a sense of belonging and connection for all students
  • Supporting student mental health and resiliency
  • Supporting students with problem-solving, conflict management, and mediated conversations
  • Supporting nutrition through our breakfast program
  • Liaising between students/families and community services and agencies
  • Supporting the transition of elementary students into their Junior High years, and that of our Grade 9 students into high school

We are also pleased to have access to the following organizations and partners who work with our school and provide their support and services:


  • Grant MacEwan University - Child and Youth Care Services Student Placements
  • University of Alberta - Academic Learning Support Program Student Placements and Field Experience Student Placements
  • Family Centre - Cultural Coach
  • Alberta Health Services - Community Helpers Program
  • Edmonton Public Schools - Wellness Coach