The Hilltop School operates a three semester program, with an academic year which commences in early September and ends in mid July. The school year spans  42 weeks, with an average of 14 weeks per semester. Our teachers resume the school year a week early attend in-service training to prepare them for the new year. A mid-semester break of two days (Friday and Monday) is observed each semester. Additionally, the following 12 holidays are also observed by Hilltop School; New Years Day, Independence Day on the 6th March, Easter Good Friday in April, Workers Day on the 1st May, Republic Day on the 1st July, Hilltop Founders Day on the 3rd Monday after September graduation, Farmer’s Day on the 1st Friday in December, Christmas Day on the 25th December and Boxing Day on 26th December. In addition the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr is observed in June/July.

Date Event
Monday, 2nd of September, 2019. Teachers resume.
Tuesday, 3rd of September, 2019. First term commences.
Monday, 23rd September of 2019. Founders Day.
Friday, 6th of December, 2019. Farmers Day.
Thursday, 19th of December, 2019. First term ends.
Wednesday, 25th of December, 2019. Christmas Day.
Thursday, 26th of December 2019. Boxing Day.
Wednesday, 1st of January, 2018. New Years Day.
Monday, 6th of January, 2020. Teachers resume.
Tuesday, 7th of January, 2020. Second term commences.
Friday, 6th of March, 2020. Mid-semester break.
Friday, 6th of March, 2020. Ghana Independence Day.
Monday, 9th of February, 2020. Mid-semester ends.
Thursday, 9th of April, 2020. Second term ends.
Friday, 10th of April, 2020. Good Friday.
Monday, 13th of April, 2020. Easter Monday.
Friday, 1st of May, 2020. Workers Day.
Monday, 4th of May, 2020. Teachers resume.
Tuesday, 5th of May, 2020. Third semester commences.
Friday, 12th of June, 2020. Mid-semester break.
Monday, 15th of June, 2020. Mid-semester ends.
Wednesday, 1st of July, 2020. Republic Day [Holiday].
Thursday, 23rd of July, 2020. Third semester ends.