530 Daniels Farm Rd.
Trumbull, CT 06611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Hillcrest Middle School serves 729 students in grades 6-8.
Hillcrest Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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 729 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
729 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#64 out of 957 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
77%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 729 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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