"We are best known for commitment to achievement."
Students enrolled 511
School leader Pam VandeKamp
Transportation options Yes
District San Lorenzo Unified
After school Yes

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15980 Marcella Street
San Leandro, CA 94578

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(510) 317-5300
(510) 278-5171
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4 stars
Based on 10 ratings

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February 09, 2011
I was a student at hillside elementary for four years until i had to move away to the central valley. my experience at hillside was never been able to match to any other school i attended. All the teachers i had during my childhood at hillside i remember would work their best in providing us with the material we needed to succeed. I can not tell how great this school is because I would run out of words. I know that this school will be the most cherished memory I'll ever have of my whole education throughout these years it comes first then my high school memories

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 05, 2010
This school has a great caring pricipal. Good teachewrs and a wonderful boys and girls club.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 24, 2007
When i went to Hillside 3 years ago , i was glad i left . the principal is rude and doesnt care about the students . But the teachers really love students .

- submitted by a community member
June 04, 2007
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- submitted by a teacher
January 29, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2006
Hillside has the hardest working teachers I have ever met! They are dedicated to their students and committed to using small group instruction to deliver a customized education to every child. No child is left behind at hillside!

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2006
While Hillside is considered a low performing school, the teachers are a group of people dedicated to the education of the children. They work above and beyond what is required.

- submitted by a teacher
September 07, 2005
This small neighborhood school offers individual instruction with low parent/teacher ratios. Many programs available and an abundance of activities throughout the year which actively involve parents and family.

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2005
The staff at Hillside are a dedicated gourp of teachers, family members and community members. The teachers clearly understand the children and work hard to meet the wide range of needs. Hillside has a growing PTA group which helps organize community events to bring the community together.

- submitted by a teacher
August 16, 2005
The teachers at Hillside are dedicated to the children. Services provided: Boys and Girls Club, basketball, soccer in the planning stages, active PTA, Gate, band, music,

- submitted by a teacher
May 21, 2005
Hillside Elementary is a school where children come first. The principal is kind but firm. The office staff is the nicest I've ever seen.

- submitted by a parent
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Hillside Elementary School is a Caring School Community. Every classroom has daily community meetings. Each classroom also has a buddy classroom to develop cross age mentoring partnerships. Our Parent Involvement Coordinator works with teachers and community to create opportunities for school wide community building. Our school has a Counseling Program, after school Boys and Girls Program, on site Head Start Pre-School Program, and beginning in September 2010 a Reading Partners on site intervention program.

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Hillside Elementary School
15980 Marcella Street, San Leandro, CA  94578
(510) 317-5300
Last modified Hillside Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hillside Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top