Hillcrest Elementary School

  • Hillcrest Elementary School serves 306 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hillcrest Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Hillcrest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 306 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#211 out of 1265 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
14%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
20%
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Black
6%
7%
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White
41%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.720.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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