Hillcrest Academy-north

  • Hillcrest Academy-north serves 80 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Hillcrest Academy-north's student population of 80 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students80 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hillcrest Academy-north
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Academy-north's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Academy-north is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
63%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hillcrest Academy-north and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
35%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillcrest Academy-north and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hillcrest Academy-north and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillcrest Academy-north.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.490.43
This chart display the diversity score of Hillcrest Academy-north and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate (10-11)30-39%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillcrest Academy-north and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County Educational Services Commission School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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