Hillis Elementary School

Tel: (515)242-8412
Grades: PK-5

465 students

Hillis Elementary School serves 465 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Hillis Elementary School operates within the Des Moines Independent Comm School District.
Overview
The student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 465 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade
School Comparison
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
2%
Hispanic
17%
9%
Black
10%
5%
White
59%
81%
Unknown
9%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.61
0.34
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 50%
33%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
9%
7%
District Comparison
The district's student population of 31,886 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Des Moines Independent Comm School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
n/a
Number of Students Managed 31,886
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Scavo Alternative High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Meredith Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perkins Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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