Hilldale School is an academically accelerated, family-oriented, Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade private preparatory school nestled against San Bruno Mountain in Daly City. It is nonsectarian and co-educational, and is dedicated to the full development of the individual student in preparation for the challenges of higher education and life. As a non-religious school, Hilldale welcomes students of all races, religions, and national or ethnic origins. Families come in many variations, and Hilldale School welcomes all.
Accreditation & Membership
Hilldale is accredited through the National Independent Private School Association (NIPSA). Hilldale is a member of the Independent Schools of the San Francisco Bay Area and the Bay Area Directors of Admission.
Founded in 1948 as the Kindergarten through fourth grade "Hill-Dale Primary," Hilldale seeks to provide our culturally diverse student body with unique and innovative opportunities for learning in a small, family-oriented environment. Our non-traditional school facility, which consists of three houses, fosters the intimacy of a nurturing home-school experience, while providing a quality accelerated education for bright and gifted students.