Hill City Elementary School

500 Ione Ave
Hill City, MN 55748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Hill City Elementary School serves 112 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Hill City Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Hill City Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Hill City Elementary School's student population of 112 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Hill City Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hill City Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1267 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
n/a
11%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.150.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHill City Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hill City Elementary School is Hill City Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hill City Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hill City Hill City Senior High School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 81 students
    0.0 miles
    500 Ione Ave
    Hill City, MN 55748
    (218) 256-5466
    0 9-12 81
  • Hill City Hill City Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 89 students
    0.5 miles
    500 Ione Ave
    Hill City, MN 55748
    (218) 697-2394
    0.5 5-8 89
  • Remer Little Sand Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 7 students
    15.2 miles
    316 Main St E
    Remer, MN 56672
    (218) 566-2351
    15.2 7-12 7
  • Remer Northland Secondary Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 131 students
    15.2 miles
    316 Main St E
    Remer, MN 56672
    (218) 566-2351
    15.2 7-12 131
  • Remer Remer Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 207 students
    15.2 miles
    316 Main St E
    Remer, MN 56672
    (218) 566-2353
    15.2 PK-6 207

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