front of Hillside Elementary (at the old Centerville school)

Hillside Academy for Excellence
600 Keen Rd.
Garland, TX 75041

Fax: 972-926-2555
Email: A125@garlandisd.net

Year opened: 1970
Enrollment: 455

School hours

8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


Elizabeth Murdoch

Ratings & reports

For the most current ratings and reports, reports and performance planning, visit our school profile page on the district website.

Mission Statement

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 in a way that:

  • enhances academic abilities and aesthetic talents of all students;
  • develops the students' critical thinking and problem solving abilities;
  • encourages the students' self-esteem, self-control, and respect for others;
  • promotes the students' positive citizenship and responsible behavior so that all students will meet or exceed educational performance standards and all students will demonstrate self-responsibility.