Hillcrest Middle School
Hillcrest Middle School serves 540 students in grades 6-8.
Hillcrest Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).
Hillcrest Middle School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the Hillcrest Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Early Release for Students/Last Day for Students
May 26, 2022 (Thursday)
Teacher Work Day/Last Day for Teachers
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
Hillcrest Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School is 0.53, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#755 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education
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