Hillcrest Elementary School

  • Hillcrest Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hillcrest Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 399 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students399 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hillcrest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Hillcrest Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1167 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
32%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
38%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
86%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 IL.
Diversity Score0.260.68
This chart display the diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowners Grove Gsd 58 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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