Hillside Junior High School

Hillside Junior High School serves 543 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the state average of 22%.
Hillside Junior High School operates within the Boise Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 543 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 543 students
Hillside Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Hillside Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hillside Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Hillside Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
1%
Hillside Junior High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
7%
16%
Hillside Junior High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
5%
1%
Hillside Junior High School Black (2001-2012)
White
78%
78%
Hillside Junior High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hillside Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Hillside Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.38 0.29
Hillside Junior High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
39%
39%
Hillside Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
10%
Hillside Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,073 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Boise Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
3
Number of Students Managed 28,073 591
Boise Independent  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $6 MM
Boise Independent  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $248 MM $6 MM
Boise Independent  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $10,010
Boise Independent  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,701 $9,580
Boise Independent  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marian Pritchett Memorial School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Marian Pritchett Memorial School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Collister Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Did You Know?
Boise, ID public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.30, which is higher than the Idaho average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Boise is Jefferson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.