Hillside Intermediate School

Hillside Intermediate School serves 592 students in grades 5 - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Hillside Intermediate School operates within the Bridgewater-raritan Regional School District.

School Overview

The student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-6
Total Students 592 students
Hillside Intermediate School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Hillside Intermediate School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Hillside Intermediate School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Hillside Intermediate School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 13:1
Hillside Intermediate School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
18%
9%
Hillside Intermediate School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
24%
Hillside Intermediate School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
16%
Hillside Intermediate School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
68%
49%
Hillside Intermediate School White Students (1988-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.42
Hillside Intermediate School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
32%
Hillside Intermediate School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
Hillside Intermediate School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

Bridgewater-raritan Regional School District's student population of 8,617 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,071 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,239 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Bridgewater-raritan Regional School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 8,617 918
Bridgewater-raritan Regional   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $147 MM $20 MM
Bridgewater-raritan Regional   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $148 MM $20 MM
Bridgewater-raritan Regional   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,071 $19,116
Bridgewater-raritan Regional   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,239 $19,190
Bridgewater-raritan Regional   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bridgewater-raritan Regional High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eisenhower Intermediate School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hamilton Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • BridgewaterHamilton Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 488 students
    0.9 miles
    Hamilton Ln
    BridgewaterNJ 08807
    (908)321-1022
    0.9KG-4488
  • BridgewaterEisenhower Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 768 students
    1.4 miles
    791 Eisenhower Ave
    BridgewaterNJ 08807
    (908)231-0230
    1.45-6768
  • Basking Ridge Mount Prospect Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
    1.8 miles
    111 Hansom Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)470-1600
    1.8PK-5690
  • BridgewaterVan Holten Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 433 students
    2.3 miles
    Van Holten Rd
    BridgewaterNJ 08807
    (908)231-1220
    2.3KG-4433
  • BridgewaterCrim Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 351 students
    2.4 miles
    1300 Crim Rd
    BridgewaterNJ 08807
    (908)231-1022
    2.4KG-4351

School Reviews

5.0  5/21/2012
I graduated from Hillside Middle School in 1999, when it was still known as, "Hillside Intermediate School." At the time, it contained Grades 4-5, and was very strong on academics. Besides having a 5th Grade teacher who assigned a workload more fitting for high school, it was a pleasant experience being there as a student. As a teacher now, I would strongly recommend Hillside to both prospective students and teachers alike!
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