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Hillcrest Christian School to remain open

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The president of the board of the long established Hillcrest Christian school in south Jackson denies reports the private school is closing it's doors.

A concerned citizen sent an email saying there was a meeting at Hillcrest last week with families. 

The writer claims Hillcrest was closing due to financial problems. 

It stated the board informed parents last week that the school needs over $100,000 by March of 2016 to stay open.

In response, school board president, Jordan Davis confirmed there was a meeting with parents.

The school board president said, "We are not closing. We play a vital role in the community."

The private school opened in 1971.  Davis said there are some 500 students that attend grades K-3 - 12th.

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