Hillcrest School

500 B Avenue Ne
Harlowton, MT 59036
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hillcrest School serves 182 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Hillcrest School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Hillcrest School's student population of 182 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students182 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillcrest School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 0.13, 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
#606 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
93%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlowton Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillcrest School is Harlowton High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hillcrest 7-8 (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Judith Gap School (16.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harlowton Harlowton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
    0.3 miles
    304 Division St
    Harlowton, MT 59036
    (406) 632-4324
    0.3 9-12 70
  • Harlowton Hillcrest 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 32 students
    0.3 miles
    304 Division St
    Harlowton, MT 59036
    (406) 632-4361
    0.3 7-8 32
  • Judith Gap Judith Gap 7-8
    Grades: 7-8 | 4 students
    16.9 miles
    306 4th Avenue
    Judith Gap, MT 59453
    (406) 473-2211
    16.9 7-8 4
  • Judith Gap Judith Gap High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
    16.9 miles
    306 4th Avenue
    Judith Gap, MT 59453
    (406) 473-2211
    16.9 9-12 13
  • Judith Gap Judith Gap School
    Grades: PK-6 | 22 students
    16.9 miles
    306 4th Avenue
    Judith Gap, MT 59453
    (406) 473-2211
    16.9 PK-6 22

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