Hillside Christian School

  • 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.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students31 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Hillside Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,400
Tuition NotesHalf day Kindergarten available 8:45 to 12:30, Monday through Friday, $2200 per year. Full day Kindergarten through 8th grade is $3400 per year. Reduced rates for families with 3 or more students.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorHeather 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, $3400/yr 1-8 $2200/yr K
  • Multi-grade classrooms
  • Hands-on learning
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