hyde.edu. If you visit campus, you may get SEVEN—5 fingers and 2 eyes. That’s a hand shake and eye contact…. We believe that beneath every rebel spirit lies a true leader capable of reaching amazing heights. Hyde fosters the transition from rebel to leader. We’re not an ordinary boarding school. Founded by a rebel teacher in 1966, we focus on attitudes and provide students with a character curriculum that will best prepare them for college, and life beyond.