1500 South Butler Spaeth Road
Gillette, WY 82717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Wyoming state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Wyoming state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wyoming state average of 22% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hillcrest Elementary School's student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 314 schools in Wyoming (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School is 0.46, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WY)
Overall Testing Rank
#274 out of 314 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
52%
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 Wyoming by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
56%
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 Wyoming by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
4%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
28%
14%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
68%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score
0.46
This chart display the diversity score of Hillcrest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
28%
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 Wyoming by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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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5  
It's a nice schools. I like it.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 20%)

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