Hills Elementary School

Tel: (740)283-2479
Grades: PK-5

395 students

Hills Elementary School serves 395 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Hills Elementary School operates within the Indian Creek Local School District.

Overview

The student population of 395 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 395 students
Hills Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Hills Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hills Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Hills Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Hills Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
1%
17%
Hills Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
91%
73%
Hills Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
7%
4%
All Ethnic Groups Hills Elementary School Sch 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.
0.17 0.22
Hills Elementary 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.
70%
34%
Hills Elementary 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.
7%
6%
Hills Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,332 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Indian Creek Local School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,332 905
Indian Creek Local School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $12 MM
District Spending $21 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,647 $10,997
Indian Creek Local School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,622 $10,473
Indian Creek Local School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Steubenville High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harding Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wells Academy (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SteubenvilleSteubenville High School
    420 North 4th St
    SteubenvilleOH 43952
    (740)282-9741
    1.4 mi | 602 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • SteubenvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Wells Academy
    420 North 4th St
    SteubenvilleOH 43952
    (740)282-1651
    1.4 mi | 348 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • SteubenvilleHarding Middle School
    2002 Sunset Blvd
    SteubenvilleOH 43952
    (740)282-3481
    1.5 mi | 665 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • SteubenvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award East Garfield Elementary School
    936 North 5th St
    SteubenvilleOH 43952
    (740)282-5112
    1.8 mi | 379 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • FollansbeeFollansbee Middle School
    1400 Main St
    FollansbeeWV 26037
    (304)527-1942
    2 mi | 499 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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