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Hill Academy
The Hill Academy
2600 Rutherford Road
Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R1
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Contact name:
Patrick Merrill

Phone number:
(905) 303-4530×
Hill Academy
 

The Hill Academy

2600 Rutherford Road, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R1

Curriculum:
Sports-intensive
Grades (Gender):
7 to 12 (Coed)
Tuition:
$18,500 to $38,000 per year
Main Language:
English
Avg. Class Size:
15 to 18
Enrolment:
Day: 120 (Gr. 7 - 12), Boarding: 50 (Gr. 9 - 12)

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Contact Name:
Patrick Merrill

Phone Number:


School Address
2600 Rutherford Road, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R1

About this school:
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The Hill Academy is an independent high school for dedicated student-athletes that provides premiere programming for next level placement and preparation. With fully integrated academic, athletic, and guidance programming and support, every Hill student-athlete is provided with the opportunity to reach the next level destination of their potential. Graduates from the Hill Academy are well prepared to not only meet the demands at the next level, but they are able to thrive and create a lasting legacy.


Principal's Message

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Peter Merrill, Founder and CEO

 

The Hill Academy is a unique academic and athletic platform to enable dedicated student athletes to get to the next level. Respect and Prepare are the core values of this platform, and are enforced on a daily basis in order to achieve academic excellence, athletic excellence and personal growth. In an athlete-centered approach, every phase of the student-athlete’s experience at the school is designed to fully prepare them to succeed at the next level.

The Hill Academy student-athletes pursue their dreams and goals with the full support of classmates, teachers, coaches and administrative staff. Our goal is to help student-athletes reach their academic and athletic goals as well as experience personal growth. The Hill Academy dedicates all of its resources to ensuring the success of its student-athletes, in a positive and energizing environment. 


Academics

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Curriculum Sports-intensive

Primary Curriculum: Sports-intensive


  • Pedagogies and subject courses


  • Mathematics
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]

    • Textbooks and supplementary materials: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]

    • Calculator policy: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Science
    • Teaching approach: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]

    • Topics covered in curriculum:

      Subject = offered
      Biology
      Chemistry
      Ecology
      Geology
      Meteorology
      Physics
      Physiology
      Zoology
    • Treatment of evolution:

      Evolution as consensus theory
      Evolution as one of many equally viable theories
      Evolution is not taught

    Literature
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Humanities and Social Sciences
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Foreign Languages
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]

    • Languages Offered: • French • ESL


    Fine Arts
    • Program offers:

      Subject = offered
      Dance
      Visual Arts
      Music
      Drama/Theatre
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Computers and Technology
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]

    • Program covers:

      Subject = offered
      Computer science
      Robotics
      Web design

    Physical Education
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]

    • Hill Academy's approach to sex-ed: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Religious Education
    • What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]



    Curriculum Pace

    • Standard-enriched
    • Accelerated
    • Student-paced

    Flexible pacing:

    Flexible pacing style = offered
    Subject-streaming (tracking)
    Multi-age classrooms as standard
    Ability-grouping (in-class) as common
    Frequent use of cyber-learning (at-their-own-pace)
    Regular guided independent study opportunities
    Differentiated assessment

    What Hill Academy says about flexible pacing: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Academic Culture

    • Rigorous
    • Supportive

    What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Developmental Priorities

    Primary Developmental Priority:

    What Hill Academy says: [Hill Academy has not provided this information]


    Special Needs Support Limited

    Limited

    Hill Academy offers limited support for students with learning difficulties or special needs.

    • Academic Support:

      Support Type = offered
      Learning strategy and study counselling; habit formation
      Extra support and minor accommodations for children experiencing subclinical difficulties

    Gifted Learner Support No Support

    No Support

    Hill Academy does not offer any specialized programming for gifted learners.



    Extracurriculars

    principal
    What Hill Academy says:

    The Hill Academy has not provided this information.


    • Sports OfferedCompetitiveRecreational
      Baseball
      Basketball
      Football
      Ice Hockey
      Lacrosse
      Rowing
      Rugby
      Soccer
      Softball
      Swimming
      Tennis
      Track & Field
      Volleyball
    • Clubs Offered
      Robotics club
      Yearbook

    Tuition & Financial Aid

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    Tuition

    Hill Academy has not provided this information.



    Discounts

    Discount TypeEnrollment TypeAmount
    Full payment all students5%
    Early paymentall students5%
    2nd child (sibling)all students10%


    Need-based financial aid

    Hill Academy has not provided this information.



    Merit based Scholarships

    Hill Academy has not provided this information.


    Enrollment

    principal
    Total enrollment 170
    Average enrollment per grade28
    Gender (grades)7 to 12 (Coed)
    Boarding offered Gr. 9 - 12
    % in boarding (total enrollment)29%


    Student distribution: We do not have this data for The Hill Academy


    Admission

    admission

    Application

    Admissions Assessments:

    Assessment = requiredGrades
    Interview
    SSAT
    SSAT (out of province)
    Entrance Exam(s)

    Application Deadlines:

    Day students:
    Rolling

    Boarding students:
    Rolling


    What Hill Academy says: The Hill Academy Application Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-16 academic year. The Hill Academy offers admission on a rolling basis. With limited positions available, it is recommended you apply early. The application is performed online and requires the following: transcripts, most recent report cards, passport, birth certificate, photo, two essay questions and a $200 application fee. http://www.thehillacademy.com/admissions/application-process/

    Acceptance

    Acceptance Rate:

    100%

    Type of student The Hill Academy is looking for: Hill Academy has not provided this information


    Day Boarding

    Student Entry Points

    Student Type789101112
    Day Acceptance
    (Acceptance rate)
    000000
    Boarding Acceptance
    (Acceptance rate)
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    University Placement

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    Services = offered
    Career planning
    Internships
    Mentorship Program
    University counseling
    Key Numbers
    Average graduating class sizeN/A
    *Canadian "Big 6" placementsN/A
    **Ivy+ placementsN/A

    *Number of students in 2015 who attended one of McGill, U of T, UBC, Queen's University of Alberta or Dalhousie.

    **Number of students since 2005 that attended one of Harvard, Yale, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Stanford, University of Chicago, Oxford or Cambridge (UK)


    Associations

    Associations
    • The Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS) Associations
    • Advanced Placement Canada (AP) Associations


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