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

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

The Hill Academy

2600 Rutherford Road, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R1

School Type:
Grades (Gender):
7 to 12 (Coed)
$18,500 to $38,000 per year
Main Language:
Avg. Class Size:
15 to 18
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:

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.

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The Hill Academy is a sports school in Vaughan, Ontario, offering both day and boarding options. The school offers programs for grades 7 to 12 with enrolment of 170 students. The Hill Academy has an average class size of 15 to 18 students and has a tuition of $18,500 to $38,000 per year. Founded in 2006, this private school requires students to wear uniforms and the language of instruction is English.

Principal's Message


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. 



Application Deadlines:

Type Date
Day Rolling
Boarding Rolling

Application Requirement:

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/

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School Entry Points:

  • Entry Points (Day): Students Admitted
    7 Limited
    8 Limited
    9 Limited
    10 Limited
    11 Limited
    12 Limited
  • Entry Points (Boarding): Students Admitted
    7 Limited
    8 Limited
    9 Limited
    10 Limited
    11 Limited
    12 Limited

Tuition & Financial Aid



Type Tuition
Day Students $18,500 to 23,500 CDN
Boarding Students $34,500 to 38,000 CDN

Notable Alumni

Alumnus Graduation Year Accomplishment
Melissa  Nakasuji 2007 NCAA DII All American (Limestone College) Head Women's Lacrosse Coach Adrian College
Jason  Card 2007 3 X All American (Hofstra University) NLL- Minnesota Swarm 2012-13 MLL- Long Island Lizards '11; Rochester Rattlers '12; Chesapeake Bayhawks '13
Jason Noble 2009 NCAA D1 All American (Cornell University) NLL- Minnesota Swarm (2013-14- current) MLL- Hamilton Nationals '13; Florida Launch '14 2014 World Championship Gold Medallist (Team Canada)
Dillon Ward 2009 NCAA DI All American (Bellarmine University); NLL- Colorado Mammoth; MLL- Ohio Machine; 2014 World Championship Gold Medallist and MVP (Team Canada)
Jeremy  Noble 2010 NCAA DI All American (Denver University) NLL- Drafted 2nd Overall to Rochester Knighhawks '14 MLL- Denver Outlaws '14 (MLL Champions) 2014 World Championship Gold Medallist (Team Canada)
Todd Nakasuji 2010 2012 and 2014 NCAA Elite 89 award recipient for Division II men’s lacrosse as the competitor with the highest overall grade point average. 2014 NCAA DII Champion and All American

Curriculum & Programs

Curriculum & Programs

    Specialty Academics

  • Mentorship Program
  • University counseling

    School Support

  • Transportation

    Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Canadian history
  • Classical history
  • Creative writing
  • Public speaking
  • Religious studies
  • World religions


  • English
  • ESL
  • French

    Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Computers

  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

    Academic / Social Clubs

  • Robotics club
  • Yearbook


  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Weightlifting

    Moral Development

  • Leadership

    Admissions & Finances

  • Sibling discounts


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

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