4 Horton Dr
Peekskill, NY 10566
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillcrest School serves 507 students in grades 3-5.
Hillcrest School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 507 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hillcrest School's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 46% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillcrest School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillcrest School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3775 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
73%
28%
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Black
16%
17%
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White
6%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 507 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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