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

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$875
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade The Hillside School & Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
87%
Average Class Size7 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Physics, AP Spanish
Average SAT score1130
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(In good taste)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,000
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid available upon request through application process
% on Financial Aid
21%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,700
Acceptance Rate
84%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCyndi 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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The average private school tuition in California is $11,569 for elementary schools and $20,000 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).