Hillside School

404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752-0175
Tel: (508)485-3483
Grades: 5-9 | 145 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 35 miles West of Boston.
The Farm at Hillside is utilized by students on a daily basis. Students also 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 Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based and Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1901

Student Body

Total Students 145 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Hillside School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants, dress shirt, tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes 7 day - $54,400 5 day - $48,200 Day - $31,900
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Bill Newman
Admissions Associate Sean Hayes


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


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Adventure, Band, Book Club, Cooking, Drama, Eco-Team, 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, 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: 07/28/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Caritas Academy Of Arts & Sciences (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Bernadette School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Future Learning Center (1.1 miles away)
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  • Marlborough
    Our Future Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 65 students
    1.1 miles
    515 Northboro Rd. W
    Marlborough, MA
  • Northborough
     St Bernadette School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 472 students
    2.1 miles
    266 Main St
    Northborough, MA 01532
  • Marlborough
    Grades: NS-K | 120 students
    2.5 miles
    201 Cedar Hill Street
    Marlborough, MA 01752
  • Marlborough
    The Cottage Childrens Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 47 students
    2.6 miles
    197 Union St
    Marlborough, MA 01752
  • Marlborough
    Grades: PK-8 | 260 students
    2.8 miles
    25 Washington Ct
    Marlborough, MA 01752

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