Hillside is an intentionally small K-8 Christian school which offers a unique and effective 'one-room schoolhouse' type of education in a family atmosphere.
Individual children's learning styles and rates are naturally accommodated through multi-grade classrooms
High academic standards are balanced with plenty of time for creative play and exploration so that children can enjoy childhood, not be hurried through it.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 28 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,600
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild
Year Founded
1981

Student Body

Total Students
28 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Hillside Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Optional Half day Kindergarten available 8:40 to 12:30, Monday through Friday, $2400 per year. Full day Kindergarten through 8th grade is $3600 per year. Reduced rates for families with 3 or more students.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Heather Saunders

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Vocal Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Pilates Strength and Flexibility Exercise

School Notes

  • Grades Kindergarten through 8th
  • Half or full day Kindergarten
  • Christ-centered curriculum and environment
  • Personalized education
  • Annual standardized testing
  • Reasonable tuition, $3600/yr  K-8  $2400/yr half day Kindergarten
  • Multi-grade classrooms
  • Hands-on learning
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hillside Christian School cost?

Hillside Christian School's tuition is approximately $3,600 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Hillside Christian School?

The acceptance rate of Hillside Christian School is 90%, which is lower than the national average of 94%.

When is the application deadline for Hillside Christian School?

The application deadline for Hillside Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 28 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,600
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,733 for elementary schools and $9,208 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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