Welcome to Hillside School

A short message from Jill Michaud, Hillside’s Head of School, about Hillside’s unique approach to learning differences.

Why Hillside?

People often ask, “Why Hillside?” The answer is always a loud and clear “because it is essential!” Students with dyslexia or other learning differences that impede their academic progress in a regular school setting deserve to be taught in a manner that allows them to gain the academic skills they need to become capable and confident learners. This allows them to get their hands on the “bar” of academic expectations.

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Travel Policy

Hillside may ask a student or staff member to quarantine after travel based on the location, mode of transportation, and level of exposure. Please email Hillside directly with your travel plans prior to leaving and we will let you know if any post-travel quarantine will be needed. Currently, plane travel is considered okay if a […]

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The Hillside Difference

Our Vision
Hillside School is a leader in the development of innovative teaching strategies for students with learning differences and serves as a community resource about education and the well-being of children.

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Recognizing the Signs of Dyslexia

Signs of dyslexia can appear as young as preschool. Below is a checklist of many ways dyslexia can present itself based on the age of the child. If you have any concerns or questions about your child’s reading ability, you can fill out an inquiry form to speak with Kathy Sherman.

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Why Hillside?

People often ask, “Why Hillside?” The answer is always a loud and clear “because it is essential!” Students with dyslexia or other learning differences that impede their academic progress in a regular school setting deserve to be taught in a manner that allows them to gain the academic skills they need to become capable and confident learners. This allows them to get their hands on the “bar” of academic expectations.

Read More

Travel Policy

Hillside may ask a student or staff member to quarantine after travel based on the location, mode of transportation, and level of exposure. Please email Hillside directly with your travel plans prior to leaving and we will let you know if any post-travel quarantine will be needed. Currently, plane travel is considered okay if a […]

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