The Hill Center

Tel: (919)489-7464
Grades: K-12 | 155 students
For nearly four decades, The Hill Center has enabled students with learning differences to succeed, not just in the classroom, but throughout their lives.
We serve students and teachers through pioneering Academic and Outreach Programs based on our evidence-based Hill Methodology.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported LD, ADHD, Dyslexia, etc...
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 155 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade The Hill Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 4 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,960
% on Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Admissions Director Wendy Speir

School Notes

  • The Hill Center Academic Program is a nationally-recognized K-12 school year program for students with learning differences and attention deficit disorders. With the Orton-Gillingham approach as its foundation, and precision teaching as the format for charting and graphing student progress, the Hill Methodology is a comprehensive system of individualized multisensory instruction. At The Hill Center, students receive instruction in reading, written language, math and foreign language in half-day classes with a 4:1 student/teacher ratio. Hill Center students spend the other half of their school day at their public or private school, to which they typically return full-time after three to four years. The Hill Center also provides Student Enrichment opportunities, Tutoring, and Summer School programs for the broader community.

Profile last updated: 07/20/2015

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