Overview

Hillside School is a small, structured, challenging academic environment for boys in grades 4-9. The school is intentionally kept small, offering a 7:1 student-faculty ratio so that the boys can get the most out of their academic experience. The staff at Hillside are very supportive and caring; they serve as teachers, dorm parents, coaches, and advisors. Hillside staff know the boys closely– their strengths, areas of challenge, and passions. The school's average enrollment is 140 students, with students from 10 countries and 8 states. The community is inclusive, friendly and nurturing which allows the boys to easily make friends and learn about many different cultures and nationalities. Hillside offers more than 15 competitive sports, including hockey, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, golf, track and field, etc. In addition, students can experience a fully functional farm with fruits/ vegetables. What sets Hillside apart is its state-of-the-art Innovation Lab (iLab), where all boys can learn coding, robotics, rocket making, 3D printing and laser cutting software. Our ninth-grader graduate from Hillside as confident, independent leaders who will continue their education at some of the most competitive and reputable private high schools in New England and across the country.
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Official information of Hillside School in 2024 | FindingSchool

Boarding Grades: 4-9
All-boys
Suburban
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $71,695
# of Students: 140
Teacher:Student: 1:7
International Student: 30%
AP Courses: N/A
Endowment: $35,714/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 50%
SAT: N/A

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Sports

(Total 8)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Tennis
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Tennis
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Arts

(Total 6)
Band
Choir
Drama
Music
Vocal
Art Lab
Band
Choir
Drama
Music
Vocal
Art Lab

Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 12)
Rock Climbing
Yearbook
Theater
Leadership
Innovation Lab (iLab)
Student Government
Community Service
Eco-team (Farm)
Sailing
Skiing
Rock Climbing
Yearbook
Theater
Leadership
Innovation Lab (iLab)
Student Government
Community Service
Eco-team (Farm)
Sailing
Skiing
Snowboarding
Band
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1901
Campus Size: 150 acres
Boarding Rate: 60%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 12/15
Interview: Zoom, Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Pre Interview: Updating
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
SSAT: 3910
ISEE: 222764

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

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4.8/ 5

Detailed Reviews

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4.8 / 5 Overall
4.8 / 5 Academics
4.8 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.8 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Hillside School

01.
Tell me a bit about Hillside School.
Hillside School is All-boys private boarding school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1901, and currently has about 140 students, 30.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.hillsideschool.net.
06.
Where is Hillside School located?
Hillside School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 27 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Hillside School have rigorous academic requirements?
Hillside School also have 50% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
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How popular is Hillside School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Hillside School is among the most popular schools, within top 192 for all US schools.

Also Hillside School has been favorited by 113 users.
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Where do Hillside School students typically go for their colleges?
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How to start with an application with Hillside School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Hillside School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Hillside School’s official site: http://www.hillsideschool.net or call them at 508-485-3483.
04.
What is the application requirement for Hillside School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Hillside School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Hillside School?
Yes, here are few: The Fessenden School, Rectory School and Indian Mountain School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Hillside School’s All-boys student?
The total fee for Hillside School in 2024 is $73,095 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@hillsideschool.net .
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