Hillcrest School

  • Hillcrest School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hillcrest School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Hillcrest School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillcrest School is ranked within the top 5% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hillcrest School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#19 out of 718 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hillcrest School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:114:1
American Indian
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Hillcrest School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hillcrest School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hillcrest School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillcrest School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
94%
78%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hillcrest School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillcrest School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
Diversity Score0.120.37
This chart display the diversity score of Hillcrest School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillcrest School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hillcrest School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameButte Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Butte Whittier School
    Grades: PK-6 | 434 students
    0.7 miles
    2500 Sherman
    Butte, MT 59701
    (406) 533-2890
    0.7 PK-6 434
  • Butte East Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 618 students
    1.4 miles
    2600 Grand Avenue
    Butte, MT 59701
    (406) 533-2600
    1.4 7-8 618
  • Butte Emerson School
    Grades: PK-6 | 435 students
    1.7 miles
    1924 Phillips Ave
    Butte, MT 59701
    (406) 533-2800
    1.7 PK-6 435
  • Butte Margaret Leary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 370 students
    2.2 miles
    1301 4 Mile Vue Rd
    Butte, MT 59701
    (406) 533-2550
    2.2 PK-6 370
  • Butte Butte High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,206 student
    3.0 miles
    401 S Wyoming
    Butte, MT 59701
    (406) 533-2220
    3.0 9-12 1,206

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