Hillside School

404 Robin Hill Road,
Marlborough, MA, 01752-0175
Tel: (508)485-2824
Grades: 5 - 9 | 139 students
Hillside seeks students who are looking for a structured, supportive, and challenging academic environment.
Excellent programs for students with minor learning disabilities or ADD/ADHD.

Hillside is situated on 150 acres in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Marlborough is located just 30 miles West of Boston.

The Farm at Hillside is utilized by students on a daily basis.
Students participate in Farm Immersion twice a year and have the opportunity to work at the Farm every afternoon for their activity.

Tutorials are available for students who need remediation and a foundation of skills in Language Arts, Math, Organization, Social Skills and Foundations of Language.

Hillside offers English as a Second Language for international students and Business English for advanced English Language Learners.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1901

Student Body

Total Students 139 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Hillside School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 12 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants, dress shirt, tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes 7 day - $51,995 5 day - $46,155 Day - $30,550
% on Financial Aid 36%
Admissions Director Bill Newman
Admissions Associate Sean Hayes


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
Track and FieldWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Adventure, Band, Book Club, Cooking, Drama, Eco-Team, Flag-Football, Frisbee, Glee Club, Green Cup Challenge, Guitar Club, Ping-Pong, Rocketry, Sketching, Wiffleball/Dodgeball, Yearbook Adventure, Band, Book Club, Cooking, Drama, Eco-Team, Flag-Football, Frisbee, Glee Club, Guitar Club, Ping-Pong, Rocketry, Sketching, Yearbook, Green Cup Challenge,

School Notes:

  • Hillside School provides a structured, supportive, and challenging academic environment for boys in grades 5-9. Boarding and day students enjoy a rich curriculum that includes a vibrant visual and performing arts program and competitive athletics. Our unique academic and leadership program, “Shades of Blue,” builds character, while holding our students accountable to our core values. The Academic program is supplemented with small group tutorials offered in language arts, math, organization, and social skills for those students needing extra support. Our community is our hallmark; we welcome you to come see for yourself. Please visit www.hillsideschool.net for more, and to schedule a visit today.
  • Profile last updated: 01/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Darnell Sch For Educational & Behavioral Service (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Future Learning Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little Flower Learning Center (1.2 miles away)
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  • Marlborough Our Future Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
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    Marlborough , MA , 1752
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    1.1  mi  |  65  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Marlborough
    Little Flower Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    505 Boston Post Rd W
    Marlborough , MA , 01752
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Northborough St Bernadette School
    (Roman Catholic)
    266 Main St
    Northborough , MA , 01532
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.1  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Marlborough Next Generation Children's Centers
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    201 Cedar Hill Street
    Marlborough , MA , 01752
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.5  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Marlborough
    The Cottage Childrens Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    197 Union St
    Marlborough , MA , 01752
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    2.6  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  K

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