Hillcrest Elementary School

1500 South Butler Spaeth Road
Gillette, WY 82717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Hillcrest Elementary School serves 425 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 53%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wyoming state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students425 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hillcrest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 318 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#289 out of 318 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
28%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillcrest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
68%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.460.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%
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 Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCampbell County School District #1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillcrest Elementary School is Campbell County High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Powder River Basin Children's Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadowlark Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gillette Campbell County High School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,103 student
    0.5 miles
    1000 Camel Drive
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 682-7247
    0.5 9-12 1,103
  • Gillette Meadowlark Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 250 students
    0.8 miles
    816 East 7th Street
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 682-4740
    0.8 K-6 250
  • Gillette Powder River Basin Children's Center Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 28 students
    1.3 miles
    410 N Miller Ave
    Gillette, WY 82716
    (307) 682-0231
    1.3 1-12 28
  • Gillette Twin Spruce Junior High School Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 626 students
    1.3 miles
    100 East 7th Street
    Gillette, WY 82717
    (307) 682-3144
    1.3 7-8 626
  • Gillette Youth Emergency Services Inc. Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 34 students
    1.3 miles
    905 N. Gurley Ave.
    Gillette, WY 82716
    (307) 686-0669
    1.3 7-12 34

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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.
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