Hillcrest High School

  • Hillcrest High School serves 1,571 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Hillcrest High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Hillcrest High School operates within the Bonneville Joint School District.
  • Bonneville Joint School District's 78% graduation rate is equal to the Idaho state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • Hillcrest High School's student population of 1571 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,571 students
Hillcrest High School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Hillcrest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
Hillcrest High School Total Teachers (1996-2016)
Students by GradeHillcrest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Hillcrest High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
Hillcrest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Hillcrest High School American Indian Students (2001-2012)
Asian
1%
1%
Hillcrest High School Asian Students (2003-2016)
Hispanic
10%
18%
Hillcrest High School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
n/a
1%
Hillcrest High School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
87%
76%
Hillcrest High School White Students (2001-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Hillcrest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHillcrest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.230.30
Hillcrest High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate
96%
78%
Hillcrest High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
38%
Hillcrest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
Hillcrest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Hillcrest High School is Bonneville Joint School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bonneville Joint School District's student population of 12,118 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 74% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $6,471 in this district is less than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,473 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBonneville Joint School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    25
    2
    Number of Students Managed12,118520
    Bonneville Joint School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate
    78%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$70 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$70 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$6,471$9,031
    District Spending / Student$6,473$9,000
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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