Welcome to the Hillside Board of Education homepage.
The Hillside School District is governed by Title 18A, Education, of the New Jersey Statutes. There are nine members of the Board of Education who are elected in accordance with the provisions of the statute governing Type II school districts. Three of these nine members are elected each year for a three-year term.
This area of the website is designated to provide board member contact information, meeting schedules, committee assignments, agendas-minutes for board meetings, budget information, superintendent's office information, and the Hillside Policy & Regulation Manual.
At the annual Board of Education Organization held in January 4, 2017, the following committee assignments were communicated:
Board Of Education Calendar
District Goals for the 2019-2020 School Year
Goal 1. The Hillside Public Schools will promote the academic achievement of all students by challenging each student to perform to his/her maximum ability level.
Increase student achievement on state standardized tests by meeting the New Jersey Department of Education’s Annual Measurable Objective in English Language Arts.
Increase student achievement on state standardized tests by meeting the New Jersey Department of Education’s Annual Measurable Objective in Mathematics.
Increase the high school graduation rate by 3% as compared to the 2017-2018 school year by incorporating researched-based College and Career Readiness courses and programs.
Goal 2. The Hillside Public Schools will effectively partner with community stakeholders to provide on-going feedback on the effectiveness of services to students inside and outside of the classroom.
By June 2020, conduct at least four (4) Superintendent’s Quarterly Forums to foster parental as well as community involvement in the Hillside Public Schools.
To increase parental involvement and engagement in the educational process through strengthening the PTAs and expanding opportunities for parents to be active partners in their children’s’ education.
Develop and implement two (2) strategies to introduce 6th grade parents to the middle school and 8th grade parents to the high school.
Goal 3. The Hillside Public Schools will continue implementation of building upgrades including mandated ADA requirements in all buildings. Begin the process of energy upgrades (per energy audit) at the four elementary schools.
Goal 4. The Hillside Public Schools will work toward obtaining alternate sources of revenue to support the Hillside School District, including an expansion of activities related to the Hillside Educational Foundation.