Hillcrest High School

Hillcrest High School serves 1,100 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Hillcrest High School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1100 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,100 students
Hillcrest High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Hillcrest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hillcrest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Hillcrest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
3%
5%
Black
10%
18%
White
83%
73%
All Ethnic Groups Hillcrest High School Sch Ethnicity Hillcrest 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.
0.30 0.21
Hillcrest High School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
45%
39%
Hillcrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
10%
7%
Hillcrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,979 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 25,979 621
Springfield R-xii School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 86%
Springfield R-xii School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $264 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,807 $8,810
Springfield R-xii School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,820 $8,968
Springfield R-xii School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Juvenile Justice Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reed Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Watkins Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SpringfieldWatkins Elementary School
    732 West Talmage
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-5000
    1 mi | 323 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SpringfieldTruman Elementary School
    3850 North Farm Rd 159
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-5100
    1 mi | 376 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SpringfieldBowerman Elementary School
    2148 North Douglas
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-1400
    1.5 mi | 283 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringfieldFremont Elementary School
    2814 North Fremont
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-1700
    1.6 mi | 209 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SpringfieldRobberson Elementary School
    1100 East Kearney
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-1800
    1.6 mi | 295 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 20, 2010 - lack of teacher communication to parents which reflected their apathy towards a student falling behind. As I parent I would have been thrilled to receive emails, etc., about my child's lack of progress. I felt as if they really do not care about my student. I would have worked vigorously alongside my student and the teachers had they given me some specific feedback and ideas. I take the main responsibility for leading my child, being their parent, but am not able to read minds or force teachers to communicate about specific study areas. Please do not let this happen to other families. My child had a high iq and had great potential but performed so poorly at hillcrest high. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Springfield, MO 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 0.29, which is higher than the Missouri average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Springfield is Saratoga Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or national school diversity statistics.