The Outstanding Elementary PTA Award for North Fulton has been bestowed to Hillside Elementary for the 2010-2011 school year. This award is given to 1 Elementary, 1 Middle, and 1 High School each year based on PTA programs and achievements.

Together with the administration and teachers, the Hillside PTA hosted Artist Day, Character Education, the Yukon Math Program, the Iditarod Reading Challenge, Reflections Art Program and 33 other PTA programs during the year.  Hillside is also the only school in the area with a Gardening program and Science Day allowing the students amazing opportunities for experiential learning.  In addition, the Hillside PTA achieved Model PTA Status due to strong parent involvement, advocacy and partnership in the school community.