Hillside School Quick Facts sheet
- Founded in 1901 by sisters Charlotte and Mary Drinkwater in Greenwich, MA.
- Relocated to its present location in Marlborough, MA in 1927.
- Ed Chase was appointed Hillside’s tenth headmaster in October, 2015.
Facilities and Grounds
- 150 acres of land
- Full working farm and greenhouse
- Six dormitories, and housing for faculty and staff
AcademicsClass size: 10
Student to faculty ratio is 4:1
Foreign languages offered: Mandarin, French, Spanish
Faculty32 faculty members
In addition to working in the classroom, faculty members serve as coaches, dorm parents, advisors, role models and mentors.
Tutorial SupportClass size: 2-4 students
Tutorials taught by certified learning specialists are offered in: Executive Function, Math, Social Skills and Foundations of Language.
The iLab program offering 3D printing, coding and programming basics, laser cutting, robotics, and more. A project-based, hands on learning environment.
Secondary School PlacementRecent graduates have gone on to schools such as Phillips Andover, Phillips Exeter, St. Paul's, Choate, Williston, Berkshire, Winchendon, Dublin, Lawrence Academy, New Hampton School, Kimball Union Academy, and St. Mark’s.
AdmissionFirst Round Applications due December 15, 2021. Applications accepted throughout the year depending on space and availability.
60% Boarding / 40% Day
14 states and 13 foreign countries represented
- 7 – Day Boarding $63,300
- 7 – Day Boarding (International) $68,300
- 5 – Day Boarding $54,200
- Day Student $36,300
Athletics20 activities/athletics during the year including soccer, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, baseball, drama and band. The New England Sports Center serves as our home ice for our hockey program.
Compassion, Determination, Honesty, Respect, and Brotherhood