Hillcrest Elementary School

  • Hillcrest Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 405 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#229 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
11%
11%
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White
70%
67%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillcrest Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.490.34
This chart display the diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBLOOMINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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