22833 N. 71st Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Hillcrest Middle School serves 946 students in grades 7-8.
Hillcrest Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hillcrest Middle School's student population of 946 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
946 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - No School
March 14, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break Day- No School
April 15, 2022 (Friday)
Last Day for Students - Half Day
May 19, 2022 (Thursday)

School Rankings

Hillcrest Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. 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 (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#510 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
78%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillcrest Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Great school awsome, food, and education, teacher's are good to
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What a joke. I moved my son from the Magnet program to this school. What a mistake. I have no faith in the administration to do their job. I have complained to principal about bullying and found they are doing nothing about it.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Btm 50%)

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