2730 Hillandale Road
Durham, NC 27705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillandale Elementary School serves 643 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hillandale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Hillandale Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

Hillandale Elementary School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillandale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillandale Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2011 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
43%
25%
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White
24%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 10%)

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