At the Academies of Hillwood, the academic program includes a wide range of courses designed to complement student skill levels and interests.

The Academies of Hillwood provide students an opportunity to complete AP courses in general education AND take take career and occupation courses in a focused pathway. Students will take CTE classes and have the opportunity to take honors courses in English, History, Art, and Mathematics, and Advanced Placement courses.  The Guidance Counselors at Hillwood work with students from the middle school programs to design a special curriculum to meet their needs and interests upon arrival at Hillwood. Any student can take Advanced Placement classes if they meet the prerequisite classes

The Avid program provides special support, instruction on study skills, and tutoring for student who may be the first in their family to attend college.  Avid students take classes for college preparation, including honors and Advanced Placement classes.  Many scholarships for college are available for these Avid students

English Language Learner (ELL) program provides support for over 50 students from over 20 countries.  Please see the ELL page for additional information.
Students are encouraged and challenged to take classes that will maximize their opportunities to continue in preparing for college or vocational school upon graduating from Hillwood.  At Hillwood, our focus is on providing a strong academic setting to maximize each student's potential.  We are about the business of school.
 Hillwood offers
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • National Honors Society
  • AVID
  • Academic Scholars Program
  • Dual Credit / Dual Enrollment
  • CTE Industry Certifications
  • A "Focused" pathway curriculum

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 The administration, school counselors and faculty at Hillwood High School strive daily to encourage students to perform their best to make their high school experience meaningful. We work diligently to ensure that every student has the ability to become an intellectual person, a good citizen, and a caring individual, who is prepared to succeed in the changing workplace. EVERY MAN LEAVES HIS FOOTPRINT!!  

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