Hillside Middle School acknowledges the unique needs of early
adolescents from diverse cultures. We strive to create an environment
whereby each student can accept the gift of knowledge to develop his or
her potential ability in communication, decision making, citizenship and
intellectual growth.We believe that:
experience unique physical intellectual, social, and for some, cultural
changes; for which we must create a flexible, yet secure environment
which meets their needs.
successful development of an adolescent depends on support networks
consisting of family teachers, mentors, administrators and community.
Middle School must strive to build self-esteem through a community of
teams who have mutual respect for both adults and adolescents.
educational programs must demonstrate interdependence of the various
disciplines in order that students value every aspect to their
- Our educational program must allow each student to experience success.
- Our program must create a basis for developing values and norms through individualized and interdisciplinary curricula.