Application Process

  1. Contact our admission office to schedule a tour for your child.
  2. Print and complete our application and Confidential Case History.
    • Send in supporting documentation of your child’s learning disability
      • School District Evaluation Report or Re-evaluation Report(s)
      • School District Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan
      • Psycho-educational Evaluation Report (including IQ scores)
      • Recent report cards
      • Any other supporting documentation including occupational therapy evaluations, speech/language evaluations, neurological evaluations, etc.
    • Submit completed Application for Admission, Confidential Case History, supporting documentation, and $150 application fee to The Hillside School
  3. Upon receipt of a completed application packet, the Admission Committee will meet to review your child’s admission materials
    • If further information is needed in order to determine “goodness of fit”, we will invite your child to visit The Hillside School
    • If your child is an application for kindergarten, we will schedule an observation at his or her preschool.  There is an additional fee of $25 for this observation and report
  4. Once a final admission decision is made, you will be notified by mail.



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