3319 N Grant
Springfield, MO 65803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillcrest High School serves 1,083 students in grades 9-12.
Hillcrest High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 9% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Hillcrest High School's student population of 1,083 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,083 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1817 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
81%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Graduation Rate
78%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
45%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,083 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Top 50%)

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