Hillis Elementary School
Hillis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 10%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%)
Hillis Elementary School's student population of 370 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||370 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||28 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Hillis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hillis Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#1175 out of 1227 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||14:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Des Moines Independent Community School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Hillis Elementary School is Scavo Alternative High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cowles Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Windsor Heights Cowles Elementary School Grades: PK-8 | 397 students
6401 College Ave
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
(515) 242-7818 0.8 PK-8 397
- Des Moines Moore Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 297 students
3725 52nd St
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 242-8426 0.9 PK-5 297
- Des Moines Scavo Alternative High School Grades: 9-12 | 393 students
1800 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 242-7589 0.9 9-12 393
- Des Moines Perkins Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 242-8430 1.1 PK-5 451
- Des Moines Windsor Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
5912 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 242-8440 1.1 PK-5 375
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