Hillside School

404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Tel: 508-485-3483
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  • 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.
Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Hillside School
School Focus Junior Boarding School
Grades (Boarding) Grades 5-9
School Type All-boys
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational
Year Founded 1901
Campus Size 150 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 150 students
% Students of Color
14%
% International Students
35%
% Students Boarding
70%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(shirt, tie and khaki pants)
Average Class Size 12 students
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:7
Number of AP Courses Offered n/a
ESL Courses Offered Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
35%
Summer Program Offered Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $4 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$31,900
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$48,200
% Students on Financial Aid
31%
Merit Scholarships Offered No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling
Accepts Standardized Application Yes
Acceptance Rate
70%
Director of Admissions Bill Newman
Associate Director of Admissions Sean Hayes

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 13 Interscholastic Sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 16 Extracurriculars
Extracurriculars Band, Cooking Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Eco-Team, Flag Football, Glee Club, Intramural Sports, Mystery Club, Outdoor Adventure, Ping-Pong, Proctor, Rock Climbing, Sailing/Crew, Ultimate Frisbee, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • 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 30 miles West of Boston.
  • The Farm at Hillside is utilized by students on a daily basis. Students 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 supplementation 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 Advanced Transition English for advanced English Language Learners.
  • LD types supported: Language-based and Mild Learning Differences
  • School accreditations: The Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
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