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About This School

Hillside Elementary School is a public elementary school in Mt Laurel Township. The principal of Hillside Elementary School is Ms Mary Fitzgerald and can be contacted at mfitzgerald@mountlaurel.k12.nj.us. 407 students go to Hillside Elementary School and are mostly Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 2% of the Hillside Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 11% of the 407 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. Class size at Hillside Elementary School is 18, and the ratio of students to teachers is 9:1. Springville School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 10%
White, non-Hispanic 73% 72%
Hispanic 4% 5%
Multiracial 2% 0.4%
Asian 11% %
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 13%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 10%
Limited English proficiency 2% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    Topographically this school seems to make the grade. Good scores reasonable diversity teachers who care no reported crime. However peel back the layers of the onion and there are some problems here. There have been reported incidences of bullying that they refuse to address (even with the tough NJ bullying laws). A principal that doesn't really appear to have the right demeanor for an elementary school. Finally unless your child is in the GAP program or is an IEP (special needs) they get left behind and are just shuttled through the system. You must stay on top of the teachers here (and I mean a lot) or you child will be forgotten and overlooked. As our children have progressed through the grades and moved on to the next schools we are seeing just what a disservice this school has been to our 'average' children.

  • (4 years ago)

    Mrs Carr and the amazing teachers @ Hillside make education a fun-filled experience

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