"Bring up a child by teaching him the way he should go,
and when he is old he will not turn away from it.."

Proverbs 22:6

Hillside Preschool & Academy

To demonstrate a positive, loving and caring environment that educates, inspires and grows happy and confident Christian children.




2017-2018 Tuition

$180 - Little Lambs (Tu/Th)
$180 - 2 year, 2 days (Tu/Th)
$225 - 2 year, 3 days  (M/W/F)
$180 - 3 year, 2 days (Tu/Th)
$225 - 3 year, 3 days (M/Tu/Th or M/W/F)
$255 - 3 year, 4 days (M-Th)
$225 - 4 year, 3 days (M, T, TH)
$255 - 4 year, 4 days (M-TH)
$295 - 4 year, 5 days (M-F)
$295 - Transitional 4/5 (M-F)
$350 - Kindergarten (M-F, 9:00-1:00)
$455 - 1st, 2nd & 3rd  Grade  (M-F, 8:00-1:00)

A mandatory NON-REFUNDABLE $100 enrollment fee PER CHILD will be due with your application to be considered for a spot.  The $100 is fully refunded if a spot is not given to the applicant.  Tuition is then due August through May by the 1st of the month. A mandatory NON-REFUNDABLE curriculum fee of $100 for Academy Students and $60 for Preschool Students is due with the first months tuition on August 1st. The curriculum fee covers the cost of consumable curriculum components, in house field trips, specials instruction, up to date resources and materials, improving classroom furnishings, and improvements to technology. A 30 day notice is required to withdraw. 

Priority is given to students/families currently enrolled, Hillside UMC registered/active church members and then the surrounding community.


Current Enrollment

If you are looking for a spot in preschool, Kindergarten, FIRST GRADE, SECOND GRADE or THIRD GRADE for your child THIS school year (2017-2018), please call the school office for more details.  Most classes are FULL at this time however limited openings do occur as families move, etc.  We have an active waiting list and would love to add your child.  You may print off the enrollment form below and bring it/mail it in to be added to the waiting list.  Be sure to include your child's correct birth date.  We DO have openings in our elementary grades.





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.