Hillcrest Middle School

  • Hillcrest Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to 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 45%.

School Overview

  • Hillcrest Middle School's student population of 550 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students550 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hillcrest Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#506 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hillcrest Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
55%
33%
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White
39%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillcrest Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.550.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hillcrest Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTuscaloosa County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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