Hillcrest Elementary School serves 801 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Hillcrest Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 801 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 40%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 52% (Top 5%)
- Reading Proficiency: 66% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Hillcrest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 801 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#86 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hillcrest Elementary School's ranking?
Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked #86 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Hillcrest Elementary School often compared to?
Hillcrest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Holly Hill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Hillcrest Elementary School?
801 students attend Hillcrest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Hillcrest Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest Elementary School?
Hillcrest Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Hillcrest Elementary School offer ?
Hillcrest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Hillcrest Elementary School part of?
Hillcrest Elementary School is part of Enterprise City School District.
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