Hilltop Middle School

Hilltop Middle School serves 1,115 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Hilltop Middle School operates within the Sweetwater Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1115 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 1,115 students
Hilltop Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Hilltop Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hilltop Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 25:1 22:1
Hilltop Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
11%
Hilltop Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
85%
52%
Hilltop Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
7%
Hilltop Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
8%
26%
Hilltop Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Hilltop Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hilltop Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.42
Hilltop Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
46%
48%
Hilltop Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
14%
8%
Hilltop Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,982 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,165 is higher than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,784 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sweetwater Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
4
Number of Students Managed 42,982 1,667
Sweetwater Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $478 MM $19 MM
Sweetwater Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $462 MM $18 MM
Sweetwater Union High School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,165 $11,099
Sweetwater Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,784 $10,975
Sweetwater Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chula VistaHilltop Drive Elementary School
    30 Murray St
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)422-8323
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 557 students                      
  • Chula VistaHoward Gardner Community Charter
    Charter School
    647 East St
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)934-0300
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | n/a students                      
  • Chula VistaHilltop Senior High School
    Magnet School
    555 Claire Ave
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)476-4200
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2226 students                      
  • Chula Vista Cook (hazel Goes) Elementary School
    875 Cuyamaca Ave
    Chula VistaCA 91911
    (619)422-8381
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 445 students                      
  • Chula VistaSan Diego Virtual
    Charter School
    496 Third Ave
    Chula VistaCA 91910
    (619)713-7271
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 137 students                      

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