Finance, Business, Management, and Administration

Hillside High School
3727 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707

The Hillside High School Business and Finance Academy provides a model academic program, which focuses on a concentrated study of the financial services industry. This program is one of several established to promote educational excellence. Specialized courses in finance, on-the-job summer internships and numerous enrichment activities give students the opportunity for an in-depth study of financial services. This facilitates the transition from high school to advanced training programs and eventually to careers in banking and finance or related fields.

Banking and Credit, Computerized Accounting, Principles of Business...these are just some of the courses that Hillside High School Business and Finance Academy students take to start their journey toward financial careers. A new partnership with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is boosting the program toward strengthening relationships with the financial world. 

Lottery Priorities

Applicants residing in the Hillside High School attendance zone will be assigned first.

Applicants must rank their school of priority as their first choice to be considered for a priority through the lottery process.

*Please note that there is no guarantee of assignment, as seats must be available at the grade level requested. 


District wide Pathway Model (Pathway model is defined as students will be transported from their base school to the assigned school. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the base school.)