Hillside Middle School

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Hillside Middle School


Vision Statement

Hillside Middle School: a positive, hopeful and respectful place to learn.

Mission Statement

Hillside Middle School will prepare all students to be successful in high school through post-secondary education.


Beliefs Statement

  • We believe all students have the right to a fair, impartial and unbiased education.

  • We believe all students can achieve and be successful if given the academic and social support, the appropriate curriculum and ample time to learn new material.

  • We believe all students are capable of academic proficiency and or academic growth.

  • We believe all students are entitled to educators who have respect for their differences and understand their learning and social needs.


Atiba K. McKissack, Principal



Sally DeVisser, Assistant Principal



Marjorie Alexander, Lead Secretary



Melinda Long, Child Accounting/Attendance Secretary


(269) 337-0570



1941 Alamo Ave. 

Kalamazoo, MI 49006



Full day:

7:33 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Half day:

7:33 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.

Important Announcements

Early/Middle College Flier

Click here for a PDF of the Early/Middle College Flier.


Jan 24                   Half Day PreK-8th grade
Jan 30                   Half Day - MS Conferences   12:00-3:00pm and 4:00-7:00pm
March 5                 6-8th Grade Literacy Night   6:00-7:30 pm
                              Lowry Book Fair will be open for Literacy Night!  Come purchase a book! 

March 6                 Lowry Book Fair will be open from 7:45-12:00. 


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