Hillcrest High School

  • Hillcrest High School serves 1,054 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MO average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Hillcrest High School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.
  • Springfield R-xii School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1054 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,054 students
Hillcrest High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hillcrest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Hillcrest High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Hillcrest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hillcrest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Hillcrest High School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Hillcrest High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
11%
16%
Hillcrest High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
83%
73%
Hillcrest High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hillcrest High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Hillcrest High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.22
Hillcrest High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Hillcrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Hillcrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Springfield R-xii School District's student population of 25,599 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 81% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,019 is higher than the state average of $9,915. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,727 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 25,599 576
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 82% 87%
Springfield R-xii School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue $256 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $249 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,019 $9,915
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,727 $9,620
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  12/20/2010
lack of teacher communication to parents which reflected their apathy towards a student falling behind. As I parent I would have been thrilled to receive emails, etc., about my child's lack of progress. I felt as if they really do not care about my student. I would have worked vigorously alongside my student and the teachers had they given me some specific feedback and ideas. I take the main responsibility for leading my child, being their parent, but am not able to read minds or force teachers to communicate about specific study areas. Please do not let this happen to other families. My child had a high iq and had great potential but performed so poorly at hillcrest high.
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