Hillcrest Drive Elementary School

  • Hillcrest Drive Elementary School serves 710 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hillcrest Drive Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Hillcrest Drive Elementary School's student population of 710 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Drive Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Drive Elementary School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
49%
54%
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Black
47%
6%
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White
3%
24%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillcrest Drive Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.41
This chart display the diversity score of Hillcrest Drive Elementary School and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Hillcrest Drive Elementary School is Marlton (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Marlton (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Marlton (0.3 miles away)
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