About Hillside

The mission of The Hillside School is to maximize the potential of the child with learning disabilities through excellence in education.

Our goal is to provide a welcoming place for families seeking the highest quality educational experience for their children.  A Hillside Education provides strategies for children to understand how they learn best through the use of a multi-sensory, structured learning environment.  We create opportunities that will allow our students to grow academically and personally.

A collaboration of professional staff, knowledgeable and experienced teachers, caring parents and energetic students makes The Hillside School an ideal place.

STUDENTS

  • Grades K-8
  • Intelligent children who learn differently than their peers and therefore need a different approach to match their learning style. Some students may be diagnosed with a language-based learning disability such as dyslexia (reading), dysgraphia (writing) or dyscalculia (math).
  • Class size: 6 to 8 students

FACULTY

  • 18 Teachers and Staff
  • Student-Teacher ratio never exceeds 8:1

CORE CURRICULUM

  • Mathematics
  • Reading & Language Arts
  • Science & Social Studies
  • Art & Music
  • Physical Education
  • Technology/Media

SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Speech & Language
  • Assistive Technology
  • Guidance & Counseling

FACILITIES

  • Library / Media Center
  • Science Lab
  • Computer Lab
  • Art room
  • Observation rooms
  • Gymnasium

ACCREDITATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Accredited by Middle State Association of Colleges
  • Accredited by Schools Commission on Elementary Schools
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) member
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) member
  • Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) member
  • Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS) member
 

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