Hilltop Middle School

Hilltop Middle School serves 1,171 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Hilltop Middle School operates within the Sweetwater Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1171 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,171 students
Hilltop Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hilltop Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Hilltop Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Hilltop Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 25:1
Hilltop Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
11%
Hilltop Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
86%
53%
Hilltop Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
6%
Hilltop Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
8%
25%
Hilltop Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Hilltop Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.26 0.42
Hilltop Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
51%
49%
Hilltop Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
17%
9%
Hilltop Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Sweetwater Union High School District's student population of 40,901 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,130 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,727 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sweetwater Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
4
Number of Students Managed 40,901 1,757
Sweetwater Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $428 MM $17 MM
Sweetwater Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $495 MM $18 MM
Sweetwater Union High School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,130 $10,238
Sweetwater Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,727 $10,739
Sweetwater Union High School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hilltop Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is San Diego Virtual (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hilltop Drive Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Chula VistaHilltop Drive Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 572 students
    0.1 miles
    30 Murray St
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)422-8323
    0.1KG-6572
  • Chula VistaHoward Gardner Community CharterCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 172 students
    0.3 miles
    647 East St
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)934-0300
    0.3KG-8172
  • Chula VistaHilltop Senior High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2213 students
    0.5 miles
    555 Claire Ave
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)476-4200
    0.59-122213
  • Chula Vista Cook (hazel Goes) Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 443 students
    0.6 miles
    875 Cuyamaca Ave
    Chula VistaCA 91911
    (619)422-8381
    0.6KG-6443
  • La MesaSan Diego VirtualCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 196 students
    0.8 miles
    7950 University Ave
    La MesaCA 91942
    (619)713-7271
    0.8KG-12196

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