Founded in 2010 as the Red Barn Learning Center (RBLC) with 50 Preschoolers and 21 Kindergarten -3rd grade students. In the spring of 2011, RBLC opened as Hillside Academy (HSA), offering Preschool – 4th grade classes. Hillside Academy expanded in 2012-2013, adding two more grades offering Preschool – 6th grade classes. In 2013-2014, Hillside expanded again by offering Preschool – 8th grade classes. We added a toddler room in 2016.
Hillside Academy occupies the Allen Street Professional building on the Duvall hillside overlooking the Snoqualmie Valley.
School Director: Kim Gilreath
Faculty and Staff: 30 Faculty and Staff
Ages: 12 months – 15/16 years
Grades: Toddler/Preschool – Grade 8.
Average Class Size: 12 students.
Full-time Preschool 3’s & 4’s: 33 students, 3 full-time teachers, 2-3 aides.
Part-time Preschool 3’s & 4’s: 29 students, 2 full-time teachers, parent volunteers.
Pre K: 22 students, 1 full-time teacher. Multiple parent volunteers
K – 8th Grade: 60 students , 5 full-time teachers, 2 part-time teachers, 2 aides.
Before school care is available to K-5 students from 7:00am – 8:30am.
After school care is available to K-5 students from 3:10 – 6:00pm.
Clubs and Enrichment Programs are offered each quarter including art, ballet, cake decorating, 4-H Robotics, Fitness & Nutrition, Sewing and more.
Sports Offered: 5th – 8th grade co-ed Soccer, 5-8th grade boys and girls Basketball and co-ed 4th – 8th grade Track & Field.
Summer Program: Weekly themed camps are offered throughout summer for Pre K through Grade 8.
Full-Time Preschool: 7:00am – 6:00pm.
Part-Time Preschool: 9:00am. – 12:00pm, 1:00-3:30p.m.
Pre K: 9:30am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 3:30pm.
Grade K – 8th Grade: 8:30am – 3:10p.m.
World Languages: Spanish is taught to all grades Preschool – 8th.