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Menta Academy Hillside (Hillside)

4100 Warren Ave, Hillside, IL 60162

At Menta Academy Hillside we believe that every child has the right to a high quality education.

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Like all Menta schools, Hillside’s guiding principle is “we will never give up.” Hillside has a deep commitment to developing innovative strategies for ensuring that the children in our programs are not left behind. We maintain high expectations for our students, in terms of both academic and social-emotional growth, countering the prevailing prejudices commonly found in the education of children with disabilities. We understand the necessity of preparing students for success in post-secondary education, in careers, and as productive citizens of a changing 21st century world. Similarly, we maintain high expectations for ourselves as educators, using data and the problem-solving process to continue to improve our program and ensure positive outcomes for all of our students.

The staff at Menta Academy Hillside is dedicated to ensuring each child reaches their potential in becoming 3-C Ready: College Ready, Career Ready, and Citizenship Ready. Educational services are intended to meet both the developmental and individual learning needs of each student. Classrooms are designed to be active learning environments where young people have the opportunity to experience educational and behavioral success on a daily basis.


  • Menta Academy Hillside is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education as a nonpublic educational facility (14-7.02) for special education students in kindergarten through age 22. Menta Academy Hillside offers elementary, middle and high school programming to children with diverse learning needs.
  • Menta Academy Hillside is NCA accredited through Advanced Education.
  • Approved Free and Reduced Lunch Provider under Illinois State Board of Education.

Professional Association Membership and Partnerships

The Menta Group affiliates are members/partners with CEC, CASE, Autism Speaks, ISBA, IAPSEC, IASA, ISBA, AASA, CCSSO, IAASE, ASCD, and many more associations that focus on the education of children with disabilities.

4100 Warren Ave, Hillside, IL 60162, 41.8797825, -87.88576599999999

"I like the work I did because it was individualized and project based."


Brenda Edwards

Email: brenda.edwards@menta.com

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To learn more about Menta Academy Hillside, please contact us.