9301 Thomas Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55431
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Hillcrest Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hillcrest Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#850 out of 1789 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
10%
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Black
17%
12%
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White
65%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 62% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).

How many students attend Hillcrest Elementary School?

343 students attend Hillcrest Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

65% of Hillcrest Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest Elementary School?

Hillcrest Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 14:1.

What grades does Hillcrest Elementary School offer ?

Hillcrest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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