3000 Continental Drive
Butte, MT 59701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Hillcrest School serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Hillcrest School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
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).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hillcrest School's student population of 413 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest School is ranked within the top 10% of all 715 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank
#69 out of 715 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
94%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillcrest School's ranking?

Hillcrest School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MT state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% MT state average).

How many students attend Hillcrest School?

413 students attend Hillcrest School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Hillcrest School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillcrest School?

Hillcrest School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.

What grades does Hillcrest School offer ?

Hillcrest School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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