Hillcrest Middle School

  • Hillcrest Middle School serves 1,003 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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

School Overview

  • Hillcrest Middle School's student population of 1,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,003 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School is 0.36, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#432 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hillcrest Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
42%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Hillcrest Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hillcrest Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillcrest Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
79%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hillcrest Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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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 AZ.
Diversity Score0.360.65
This chart display the diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
42%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeer Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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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