1989 Jaguar Rd
Evergreen, AL 36401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillcrest High School serves 419 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Hillcrest High School's student population of 419 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
419 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

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 2018-19 school year.
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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1207 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
47:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
93%
33%
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White
5%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 47:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Top 50%)

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