Higdon Hill School, a division of Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services, is a private, residential specialized treatment center in Birmingham, Alabama that provides education to students in a therapeutic setting. It is a more restrictive environment than the public school setting and includes behavior modification, small group work, individualized education plans and therapeutic recreation. The school is accredited through AdvancEd, is registered with the Alabama Department of Education and meets all state criteria.
Higdon Hill School provides students an opportunity to learn in a structured, supportive environment and to achieve the skills necessary for successful transition into the community. Curriculum is geared towards adolescents ages 12–19 who are being treated for severe behavioral, emotional or mental health issues needing a continuum of care in a therapeutic setting. These services are provided to Adolescents in our Residential Treatment Center, Group home programs and our Acute Care.
The school day begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:15 p.m. Students participate in all state required assessments.