School Details

Hillside Middle School

51 Hillside Ave, Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 720-5260

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-8 305 students 14 students/teacher (CT avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

About this school

Hillside Middle School is a public middle school in Naugatuck. 305 students go to Hillside Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Hispanic. 44% of the 305 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Hillside Middle School is 14:1. Hillside Intermediate School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish


  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Swimming

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 73% 75%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Hispanic 11% 12%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 44% 37%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school has been nothing but an uplifting experience for my son! He loves to go to school everyday and can't wait to see his teachers. The school is kept clean and they keep the communication lines open between home and the school.

  • (6 years ago)

    I love Hillside and am sad too leave this year . The teachers are ALL so wonderful and nice . there is not one teacher that is mean . They are all so supportive . the extracirreculer actives are AMAZING like choir band art home ec tech ed drama club basketball softball baseball cross country ski club mentor and totering programs and sooo much more what really made the school wonderfl was the teachers

  • (6 years ago)

    I myself attended Hillside and its nice to see teachers still there. They are all so wonderful and helpful they really make missle school a good experience.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school is simply wonderful. Although it may not have the best materials the staff finds ways to educate the students with no remorse. It it simple school with the basic specials Band choir baseball basketball and softball. The parents are extremely involved.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement


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