Pine Plantation Road, St. Michael
The Ann Hill School, formerly the Centre for Pre-Vocational Training,
was opened in September 1982, under the leadership of Mrs. Ann Hill
and was sited on the compound of Charles F. Broome Primary School
at Government Hill, St. Michael.
The school was established to meet the needs of a growing number of
maturing students who were enrolled in the Charles F. Broome Special
Unit for children with mental disabilities. The Centre offered children
who had reached the chronological age of thirteen (13) years old, a
programme of life skills and pre-vocational skills training.
Upon opening, the school had a roll of twenty (20) students. However,
as the student population increased, the school was relocated in
April 1983 to its present location at Pine Plantation Road, St. Michael,
in close proximity to the Irving Wilson and Wilkie Cumberbatch
By 1992, the school had a roll of seventy (70) students, and every year,
the number of students have increased. In October 2000, the school
was renamed the Ann Hill School, after Mrs. Ann Hill, the founder.
In September 2009, the school moved to the old Carrington Primary
School temporarily. On March 26, 2010, the new school building
located at Pine Plantation Road was officially opened by the Honorable
Ronald Jones, M.P., the then Minister of Education, Technological and Human
The mission statement of the Ann Hill School is “to
deliver education in a safe, caring and stimulating
learning environment which enables students to reach
their maximum potential”.
The vision of the Ann Hill School is “to empower
students to acquire, demonstrate and value knowledge
and skills that will support them as life-long learners”.