Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: (Boarding) 4-9
- Enrollment: 165 students
- Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $63,300
- Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $36,300
- Acceptance rate: 70%
- Average class size: 12 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Hillside School ranks among the top 10 schools with < 200 students (out of 89 schools) for:
Academics and Faculty
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(5 Day Boarding)
Cooking Club, Eco Team, Instrumental Study, Ping-Pong, Proctor, Robotics Team, Ultimate Frisbee, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Band, Dining Hall Prefects, Farm Program, History of American Music, Innovation Lab, Rock Climbing, Sailing/Crew
- Hillside seeks students who are looking for a structured, supportive, and challenging academic environment. Hillside also offers excellent support programs for students with mild learning disabilities or ADHD.
- Outstanding Secondary School placement at some of the nation's most selective schools, including Phillips Andover, Milton Academy, St. Marks, Groton, and Middlesex
- 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, Executive Function, 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.
- Hillside School accreditations: The Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Hillside School cost?
Hillside School's tuition is approximately $63,300 for boarding students and $36,300 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of Hillside School?
The acceptance rate of Hillside School is 70%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 58%.
What sports does Hillside School offer?
Hillside School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Track and Field and Wrestling.
Does Hillside School offer a summer program?
Yes, Hillside School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Hillside School's ranking?
Hillside School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High SSAT scores.
When is the application deadline for Hillside School?
The application deadline for Hillside School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).