Hillcrest High School

  • Hillcrest High School serves 419 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hillcrest High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Hillcrest High School's student population of 419 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 60% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students419 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hillcrest High School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Hillcrest High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Hillcrest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1142 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hillcrest High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio47:118:1
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
93%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillcrest High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
6%
55%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillcrest High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.130.59
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Graduation Rate80-84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillcrest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hillcrest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConecuh County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Hillcrest High School is Genesis Innovative School (0.5 miles away)
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