Our History

1979: The Academy Hill Center opens as a weekend and summer program for intellectually gifted children on the campus of the MacDuffie School for Girls in Springfield.

1981: The Academy Hill Center merges with Wilbraham & Monson Academy.

1986: Academy Hill first opens as an elementary school in Wilbraham, with an initial enrollment of 51 students.

1993: Academy Hill incorporates as a non-profit organization and returns to the MacDuffie campus in Springfield.

2000: Academy Hill moves to our present owned location on Liberty Street in Springfield.

2003: The Board of Trustees approves the extension of grade levels to include the middle school (grades 6 - 8).

2016: Academy Hill celebrates 30 years of excellence, having drawn international attention for our curriculum and philosophy.