The Hillside School & Learning Center

Tel: (818)790-3044
Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
Designed to help children with mild to moderate placement on the ASD scale, mild to moderate situational or behavioral trauma, as well as anxiety disorders, The Hillside School is a full-time alternative to traditional education.
In small classes of less than 12 students, The Hillside School uses a combinaiton of focused teaching techniques, positive reinforcement and psychological services to reach each individual student and provide them with the proper motivation and guidance.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 61 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade The Hillside School & Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 7 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics,
Average SAT score 1560
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(In good taste)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,100
Tuition Notes Does not include books, lab. or art fees.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Robert A. Frank
Admissions Associate Christie Wood


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
SoftballUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Fitness Club, Relay for Life: Team Hillside, Volunteer Club, Yearbook Committee Art Club, Fitness Club, Volunteer Club, Relay for Life: Team Hillside,
Yearbook Committee,

School Notes:

  • The Hillside School offers five programs, each aimed at solving a particular educational challenge for students between the ages of 13 and 18. The five programs are: The Hillside Day School, Hillside Dual Enrollment, Hillside Summer School, Hillside Afterschool Credit Programs and Hillside Educational Therapy.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Francis High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestview Preparatory School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fair Oaks Academy (1.7 miles away)
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