Hillcrest Junior High School

178 E. 5300 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillcrest Junior High School serves 856 students in grades 7-9.
Hillcrest Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Utah for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Utah state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Utah state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Hillcrest Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

Hillcrest Junior High School's student population of 856 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students856 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)33 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillcrest Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Utah (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Junior High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (UT)
Overall Testing Rank
#593 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
21%
17%
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Black
5%
1%
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White
66%
74%
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Hawaiian
1%
2%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
28%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMurray School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillcrest Junior High School is Murray High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is American International School Of Utah (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkside School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salt Lake City Murray High School Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,490 student
    0.2 miles
    5440 S State
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (801) 264-7460
    0.2 10-12 1,490
  • Salt Lake City Murray Adult Transition Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    147 E 5065 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (801) 957-4693
    0.3 9-12 n/a
  • Salt Lake City Parkside School Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 608 students
    0.5 miles
    495 E 5175 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (801) 264-7434
    0.5 K-6 608
  • Salt Lake City American International School Of Utah Charter School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,357 student
    1.0 miles
    4998 S. Galleria Drive
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801) 989-7191
    1 K-12 1,357
  • Salt Lake City Mcmillan School Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 497 students
    1.0 miles
    315 E 5900 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (801) 264-7430
    1 K-6 497

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