Hillcrest Elementary - 04

  • Hillcrest Elementary - 04 serves 277 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hillcrest Elementary - 04 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Hillcrest Elementary - 04 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Hillcrest Elementary - 04's student population of 277 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Elementary - 04 is ranked within the top 50% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary - 04 is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank#308 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
5%
16%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
77%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookings School District 05-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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