Hillcrest Middle School serves 284 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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

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School Overview

Hillcrest Middle School's student population of 284 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Hillcrest Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
21%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
60%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillcrest Middle School's ranking?

Hillcrest Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Hillcrest Middle School?

284 students attend Hillcrest Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

60% of Hillcrest Middle School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest Middle School?

Hillcrest Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Hillcrest Middle School offer ?

Hillcrest Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Hillcrest Middle School part of?

Hillcrest Middle School is part of Gravenstein Union Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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