Admissions 2017-05-31T13:51:30+00:00

The admissions procedure is designed to identify students having average to above-average intelligence who will benefit most from Hill School’s specialized curriculum. Admission decisions are made based on different pieces of information: psycho-educational evaluations; previous school records; and observations by teachers on required days of student visitation. A potential student must have been tested with an individual intelligence test, preferably the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Fourth Edition (WISC-IV) or Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) or the Woodcock Johnson Cognitive (WJ-Cog), within the last three years and with an educational achievement test within the last year. Additional diagnostic and psychological testing may be required.

We accept students on a rolling basis. If your child’s school year is off to a rocky start, and you’d like to consider making a move even after the school year has begun, please let us know.

Please submit an online inquiry to receive more information from Hill School.

Mrs. Linda Sherlock, Hill School Director of Enrollment Management

Application Process

  1. When families first inquire, information about Hill School will be sent electronically to the parents.
  2. Parents are encouraged to contact the Director of Enrollment Management, Linda Sherlock, to discuss the possibility of scheduling a parent interview. Prior to this meeting, we require that previous testing and student grades are submitted for review. During the parent interview, parents will take a tour and then spend some time with Linda Sherlock to learn more about the program.
  3. A two-day student visit is required as part of the application process and will be scheduled after the online application and $100 fee are submitted along with recent testing and a report card. The school visit provides both the student and the Hill School faculty an opportunity to see if the student would thrive in our educational program. During the summer months, the two-day visit is arranged differently; please contact Linda Sherlock for details.
  4. As part of the application process, Hill School requires a complete psycho-educational evaluation or diagnostic testing from a qualified clinician, diagnostician or organization. The testing must have been completed within the previous three years. This evaluative material should include an IQ test score (general cognitive function) and measures of general achievement. In addition, a completed application includes submission of an online application and $100 application fee; official school records (report cards and official transcripts as applicable); teacher and administrator confidential recommendation forms, and a student visit.
  5. Once an application is complete, the Admission Committee will meet to review the application file and a decision will be communicated.

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Hill School of Fort Worth, Inc. admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship program, and athletic and other school-administered programs.