Hillcrest Lutheran Academy is a prestigious boarding school located in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. It was established in 1916. The school is Christian as well as private and houses both boys and girls from around the world in separate dormitories.

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy is accredited by the Minnesota Nonpublic School Accrediting Association, Association of Christian Schools International, Minnesota State High School League, Minnesota Independent School Forum, and Christian of the Lutheran Brethren of America. The private school currently serves 7-12 grades.

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy uses a holistic teaching approach. Hillcrest Lutheran Academy is known for its basketball programs. It is located in a rural area along the Otter Trail River. Fees range from $3990 for middle school students to $8125 for high school students. Dorm living costs an additional $5900 with a $30 application fee. Financial assistance is available and the school offers a free and reduced lunch program for those that qualify. The team mascot is the Comets.