Hillside School

Tel: (508)485-3483
  • Hillside seeks students who are looking for a structured, supportive, and challenging academic environment.
  • Excellent programs for students with minor learning disabilities or ADD/ADHD. Hillside is situated on 150 acres in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Marlborough is located just 35 miles West of Boston.
  • The Farm at Hillside is utilized by students on a daily basis. Students also participate in Farm Immersion twice a year and have the opportunity to work at the Farm every afternoon for their activity.
  • Tutorials are available for students who need remediation and a foundation of skills in Language Arts, Math, Organization, Social Skills and Foundations of Language.
  • Hillside offers English as a Second Language for international students and Business English for advanced English Language Learners.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-9
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based and Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1901

Student Body

Total Students148 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeHillside School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Dress shirt and tie, Khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes7 day - $54,400 5 day - $48,200 Day - $31,900
% on Financial Aid
31%
Admissions DirectorBill Newman
Admissions AssociateSean Hayes

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRock Climbing,
SailingSnowboarding,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Adventure, Band, Book Club, Cooking, Drama, Eco-Team, Flag-Football, Frisbee, Glee Club, Green Cup Challenge, Guitar Club, Ping-Pong, Rocketry, Sketching, Wiffleball/Dodgeball, Yearbook Adventure, Band, Book Club, Cooking, Drama, Eco-Team, Flag-Football, Frisbee, Glee Club, Guitar Club, Ping-Pong, Rocketry, Sketching, Yearbook, Green Cup Challenge,
Wiffleball/Dodgeball,

School Notes

  • Hillside School provides a structured, supportive, and challenging academic environment for boys in grades 5-9. Boarding and day students enjoy a rich curriculum that includes a vibrant visual and performing arts program and competitive athletics. Our unique academic and leadership program, "Shades of Blue," builds character, while holding our students accountable to our core values. The Academic program is supplemented with small group tutorials offered in language arts, math, organization, and social skills for those students needing extra support. Our community is our hallmark; we welcome you to come see for yourself. Please visit www.hillsideschool.net for more, and to schedule a visit today.
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