The Hill School of Wilmington



Applicants to HSW must have been diagnosed with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorders by a licensed psychologist, have average to above average potential, and should not have primary emotional or behavioral difficulties.  Students receive intensive, individualized remediation in a setting of no more than four students per teacher.

Tuition for the 2018-19 Academic Year is $10,526.00.    TUITION INFORMATION

School tuition and fees may be tax-deductible as medical expenses. Children who have been diagnosed as having a specific learning disability or attention deficit disorder may qualify for deductions under federal income tax regulations. 

The Hill School of Wilmington admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available 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, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.


  • Parents should complete the APPLICATION FORM and send it to the Admissions Office with the application fee as listed in the Schedule of Costs and Payments included with the application packet. Applications are accepted throughout the year on a rolling basis. ANNUAL APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR FIRST ROUND ADMISSION CONSIDERATION IS APRIL 1.  All subsequent applications will be considered as space allows. 
  • Parents should fill in and send the following forms directly to the appropriate persons, agencies, clinics, The application process will be complete after the Admissions Office has received all information (as requested in No. 2). 

a.  Request for Release of School Information

b.  Request for Release of Diagnostic/Psychological Information (e.g., WISC IV, Educational Assessment, Social/Emotional Assessment)

c. Request for Release of Medical Information

d. Teacher Observation Forms (2)  

For Summer Program only applicants: Only one teacher observation form is required. If the child has Diagnostic/Psychological Information, please forward that information, but if not, it is not needed for the summer application.  Parents should call The Hill School of Wilmington to schedule an admission's appointment for both parent and child.

  • Parents will be notified in writing of final admissions decision. The Enrollment Agreement and additional program information will be enclosed for those applicants accepted.
  • To confirm enrollment in the program once a student is accepted, parents should complete the Enrollment Agreement and send it to the Admissions Office with the tuition deposit. The student will be formally enrolled in the program upon receipt of the Enrollment Agreement and tuition deposit.

The Hill School of Wilmington, Inc. provides financial aid on the basis of demonstrated family financial need.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarships, and other school-administered programs.

A robust financial aid program benefits all members of The Hill School of Wilmington's community.  The school's financial aid program desires to help as many students as possible.  Information is confidential and every effort is made to meet as much demonstrated financial need as possible.   


Students must meet all admission criteria before families are awarded financial aid.  An Enrollment Agreement and deposit is required before aid is awarded.

1.   Aid Funded by The Hill School of Wilmington    INFORMATION

2.   North Carolina Disability Grant

3.   North Carolina Education Savings Account

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