Hillcrest Middle School

530 Daniels Farm Rd.
Trumbull, CT 06611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 743 students in grades 6-8, Hillcrest Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 743 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 20% in CT
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hillcrest Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Hillcrest Middle School's student population of 743 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
743 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#122 out of 942 schools
(Top 20%)
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69%
40%
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75%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
29%
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Black
7%
13%
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White
65%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillcrest Middle School's ranking?
Hillcrest Middle School is ranked #122 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Hillcrest Middle School often compared to?
Hillcrest Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Madison Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Hillcrest Middle School?
743 students attend Hillcrest Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Hillcrest Middle School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest Middle School?
Hillcrest Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Hillcrest Middle School offer ?
Hillcrest Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hillcrest Middle School part of?
Hillcrest Middle School is part of Trumbull School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 743 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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