Hillcrest High School serves 1,314 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,314 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 61%
- Graduation Rate: 91% (Top 50% in AL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 18% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 26% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Hillcrest High School's student population of 1,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hillcrest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest High School is 0.56, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#809 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hillcrest High School's ranking?
Hillcrest High School is ranked #809 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hillcrest High School?
The graduation rate of Hillcrest High School is 91%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 89%.
How many students attend Hillcrest High School?
1,314 students attend Hillcrest High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Hillcrest High School students are Black, 39% of students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest High School?
Hillcrest High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Hillcrest High School offer ?
Hillcrest High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Hillcrest High School part of?
Hillcrest High School is part of Tuscaloosa County School District.
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Spring Break--No School
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Seniors' Last Day of School IF EXEMPT
May 03, 2024 (Friday)
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