EMPOWERING 21ST CENTURY THINKERS
IN A DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT

Instruct, Inspire, Innovate


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Early Childhood Division<br />(PS-K)

Early Childhood Division
(PS-K)

This program lays the foundation for a successful educational future through a safe, creative, multi-sensory environment where our students succeed and grow.

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Lower School<br />(1-4)

Lower School
(1-4)

Our program is academically dynamic and challenging while highlighting real world applications and connections for our students.

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Upper School<br />(5-8)

Upper School
(5-8)

This program fosters independence and creativity among our students who continue to develop real world problem solving skills through collaboration, critical thinking, and leadership.

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Why Hilltop?

Hilltop offers a dynamic and academically challenging curriculum in a family-centered and nurturing environment. Hilltop Country Day School incorporates 21st century skills within the curriculum to provide students with the knowledge and tools necessary to be successful in today’s world.

Integrated Technology

Integrated Technology

Hilltop is an innovator in technology integration. Not only is technology used in the classroom, but students are taught practical applications for technology in today’s world.

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Dynamic Curriculum

Dynamic Curriculum

Hilltop’s curriculum is dynamic, flexible and responsive to the needs of its students. Our experienced faculty is committed to designing curricula that are challenging, innovative, interesting and that directly address the needs of our students.

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Secondary School Placement

Secondary School Placement

Our approach to a well-rounded educational environment provides our graduates with the opportunity for acceptance and success at many of the top day schools and boarding schools in the Northeast and later some of the most respected national and international universities and liberal arts colleges.

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News and Events:

  • 8 Sep Read
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    Experience Hilltop in Stunning HD
    Experience Hilltop in Stunning HDExperience a sneak peak into life at Sussex County's only independent school in this new video. 

  • 8 Sep Read
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    Hilltop Launches 1:1 Faculty Chromebook Initiative
    Hilltop Launches 1:1 Faculty Chromebook InitiativeHilltop Country Day School continued its commitment to being a Future Ready School by launching a 1:1 faculty and staff Chromebook initiative made possible through a generous donation by Alan and Stacey Gibson of Columbia. This is phase 1 of a two phase project to become a fully operational digital learning environment. 

  • 8 Sep Read
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    Hilltop Kicks Off 2016-17 School Year With 6.25% Enrollment Increase
    Hilltop Kicks Off 2016-17 School Year With 6.25% Enrollment IncreaseHilltop Country Day School kicked-off the 2016-17 school year on Wednesday, September 7 with a record enrollment increase and a full slate of new programs. While other local schools are cutting programming and experiencing overcrowding, Hilltop is flourishing while maintaining the school’s signature small class sizes and nurturing environment.  

  • 6 Sep Read
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    Hilltop Welcomes 7 New Faculty/Staff
    Hilltop Welcomes 7 New Faculty/Staff

    Hilltop Country Day School in Sparta is pleased to welcome seven new faculty and staff members who join a seasoned, veteran group of experienced 21st Century Educators for the 2016-17 school year. 

  • 6 Jul Read
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    Welcome From the New Board Chair
    Welcome From the New Board Chair

    Please read this welcome letter from the new President of the Hilltop Board of Trustees, Andrew Fraser.

  • 14 Jun Read
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    Hilltop Country Day School Celebrates 35th Commencement
    Hilltop Country Day School Celebrates 35th CommencementIt was a momentous occasion for the Hilltop Class of 2016 on Friday, June 10 as they became the 35th eighth grade class to graduate and become Hilltop alumni. 

  • 19 Apr Read
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    BLOG: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Help Keep Your Child’s Binder Organized
    BLOG: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Help Keep Your Child’s Binder OrganizedWith just a few minor adjustments and a commitment to a maintenance plan, your student’s binder can go from the bane of your existence to the key to their academic success with three easy steps.

  • 1 Feb Read
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    Hilltop Launches Hawk Mascot
    Hilltop Launches Hawk Mascot

    Hilltop Country Day School is proud to announce the launch of the school’s first ever mascot: the hawk!

  • 29 Jan Read
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    Hilltop Announces Groundbreaking New Tuition Structure
    Hilltop Announces Groundbreaking New Tuition Structure

    Hilltop Country Day School, Sussex County’s only independent private school, is proud to announce Variable Tuition. Tuition at Hilltop will no longer be one-size-fits all. It will be a range.

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