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Report urgent student concerns quickly and anonymously via a new webform and app.

Do you have all your high school credits from GISD but no diploma because of TAKS or TAAS testing? You may now be eligible to graduate due to a change in state law.


Attend an exciting, interactive event that will showcase student creations and engineering challenges.

Months of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics instruction culminates at the fifth-annual STEAMposium.

This one-of-a-kind event features campus winners from across the district as they face off against one another in challenges involving coding, parachutes, costumes, robotics, chess and more. An exciting awards ceremony will crown districtwide champions.

Hillside Academy's 4th Annual Spring Fling

Under the Big Top

Firday, May 17, 2019 

Hillside Academy's 4th annual Spring Fling is shaping up to be even better than before. We can't wait to see you Under the Big Top for a fun familiy evening! 

  • Talent Show
  • Latin Concessions
  • Games
  • Auctions
  • Kids' Choice Awards
  • and MORE! 


Join us as we celebrate cultures at Hillside Academy

Multicultural Day is an all-day event on Wednesday, May 22, including rotations in the morning with student activities and an assembly in the afternoon. 

Early dismissal (districtwide)
Sixth grading period ends



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House system

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School garden


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Our mission

Hillside Academy strives to ensure that every student has the opportunity to reach his/her academic potential and to develop self-control, self-respect, and respect for others.


Spread your wings

Hillside has a quality fine arts program where students are encouraged to be creative and spread their wings. 


At Hillside we focus on teaching the whole student and offer numerous opportunities, including a specialized curriculum. You can see for yourself what makes Hillside so special!  #HillsideSoars #ChooseGarlandISD