Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me..."  [Matthew 19:14]

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If you would like more information about our Academy (Transitional 5 & K-5th)  classrooms please call our front office and request a packet to pick up.

Register Now and be added to our waitlist.
Limited spots are still available.

Placement confirmation emails have been sent to our new families who registered by Feb. 5th.  

If you are currently on our waitlist you will be notified as soon as a spot is available.
Email [email protected] if you have not received an email or phone call or if you have any other questions regarding enrollment.   

Academy (K-5th) First Day of School is August 2nd
Preschool (T-5, 4's, 3's) First Day of School is August 12th
Preschool (2's & Little Lambs) First Week of School is August 16th-20th

Hillside Preschool and Academy's early childhood education program  serves children ages 6 weeks through the fifth grade. We are a non-profit school established to meet the needs of its congregation and the surrounding community. Our mission is to demonstrate a positive, loving and caring environment that educates, inspires and grows happy and confident Christian children. We are dedicated to creating a program that helps parents raise children with strong Christian values who possess all of the skills necessary to enter the next phase of their education. Our program is governed by the Preschool and Academy Board which consists of the Hillside United Methodist Church Senior Pastor, members of the congregation and members of the community.  


Our Academy offers an excellent education for Transitional 5 (T-5) students and all elementary grades Kindergarten- 5th.  
To enroll in our Academy for the 2021-2022 school year, please  email enrollment  for more details. 


Our Preschool serves children ages 6 weeks through age 4.  We use a September 1st cutoff for birthdays.  
To enroll in our Preschool for the 2021-2022 school year, please  email enrollment  for more details. 

Enrollment & Forms

On time Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year has closed. Register now to be added to our waitlist.  Limited spots are still available.   

Our Staff

Our classrooms are staffed with professionally educated lead teacher and an assistant teacher.


Hillside Preschool & Academy align with Cherokee County School District breaks, holidays and severe weather. There are additional times we are closed so be sure to check our calendar for a complete school schedule.

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