The Hillside School & Learning Center

Designed to help struggling students navigate the educational system to find success and transition from high school to college.
In small classes of less than 12 students, The Hillside School uses a combinaiton of focused teaching techniques and positive reinforcement to reach each individual student.
Dual-enrollment, flexible schedules, and online hybrid classes prepare students for college.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1971
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$875
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
53 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
The Hillside School & Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
87%
Average Class Size
7 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics, AP Spanish
Average SAT score
1130
Average ACT score
22
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(In good taste)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid available upon request through application process
% on Financial Aid
21%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,700
Acceptance Rate
84%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cyndi Hatcher

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Volunteer Club, Yearbook Committee

Club or Organization:
Art Club, Drama Club, Fitness Club, Hiking Club, National Honor Society, Student Council

School Notes

  • The Hillside School offers five programs, each aimed at solving a particular educational challenge for students between the ages of 13 and 18. The five programs are: The Hillside Day School, Hillside Dual Enrollment, Hillside Summer School, Hillside Afterschool Credit Programs and Hillside Educational Therapy.
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