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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Hillcrest Drive Elementary School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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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
Gender %Hillcrest Drive Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Students by GradeHillcrest Drive Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Drive Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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 less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Hispanic
49%
54%
Black
47%
6%
White
3%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsHillcrest Drive Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Hillcrest Drive Elementary School is Los Angeles Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 633,165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1,020
    4
    Number of Students Managed633,1651,585
    Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$12,871$11,049
    District Spending / Student$14,853$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    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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