Hillcrest High School

  • Hillcrest High School serves 2,140 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hillcrest High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Hillcrest High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Hillcrest High School's student population of 2,140 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#106 out of 1142 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
24%
34%
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White
62%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 SC.
Diversity Score0.550.62
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Graduation Rate
87%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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It has been awhile since High School,but the old school shares alot of good memories. The class of 1965,1966,and 1967 some say was the last of the inninence?
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