Hillcrest Elementary School

1500 South Butler Spaeth Road
Gillette, WY 82717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillcrest Elementary School serves 386 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Hillcrest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wyoming for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 23% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 386 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 386 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 311 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#253 out of 311 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
4%
3%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
31%
14%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
63%
77%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillcrest Elementary School's ranking?
Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked #253 out of 311 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wyoming.
What schools are Hillcrest Elementary School often compared to?
Hillcrest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Meadowlark Elementary School, Lakeview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% WY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% WY state average).
How many students attend Hillcrest Elementary School?
386 students attend Hillcrest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Hillcrest Elementary School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest Elementary School?
Hillcrest Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 11:1.
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 Campbell County School District #1.

School Reviews

5   2/12/2021
I used to go to school here and everyone is great. The kids are great the staff is great and I can't imagine what I would have been like if I hadn't gone there and I would 110% for your kid to go here.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jayden Martinez
5   2/24/2020
It's a nice schools. I like it.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Camila

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 386 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WY Dept. of Education

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