Hillside Academy

Hillside Academy is an independent school that provides a safe, experiential and integrated learning environment attentive to individual needs.
Hillside's environment empowers children to maximize their potential and to find their places as lifelong learners in school and society.
Our school welcomes and encourages the presence and participation of parents in the creation of an active, inventive and congenial environment.
Our goal is to educate meaningfully while nuturing and building trust.
Our success is measured by whether, in partnership with parents, we've made the most of an individual's potential based on their strengths and gifts.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students30 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Hillside Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
Tuition Notes$500 per month. Part-time fees are available.
Admissions DirectorBarbara Brown

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Hillside Academy is Foothills School of Arts & Sciences (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Challenger School - Boise (1.0 miles away)
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  • Boise
    Challenger School - Boise
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-1
    1 miles
    5551 W. Bloom Street
    Boise, ID 83703
    (208) 338-9500
    1 NS-1
  • Boise
    Learning Treeinc
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-K | 90 students
    1.1 miles
    2908 N 28th St
    Boise, ID 83703
    (208) 342-7821
    1.1 PK-K
  • Boise
    St. Marys School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 177 students
    2 miles
    2620 W State St
    Boise, ID 83702
    (208) 342-7476
    2 K-8
  • Boise
    Grades: PK-8 | 253 students
    2.9 miles
    7503 W Northview St
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208) 375-6654
    2.9 PK-8
  • Boise
    Wesleyan Preschool & Kindergarten
    Alternative School (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-K | 140 students
    3 miles
    717 N 11th St
    Boise, ID 83702
    (208) 343-3778
    3 PK-K

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