Hillsboro J High School

210 E Walnut St
Hillsboro, TX 76645
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillsboro J High School serves 445 students in grades 6-8.
Hillsboro J High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Hillsboro J High School's student population of 445 students has grown by 67% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillsboro J High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hillsboro J High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6431 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
59%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
24%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsboro Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillsboro J High School is Hill County J J A E P (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hill County Jjaep (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hillsboro Hill County J J A E P Alternative School
    Grades: 9 | 1 student
    0.3 miles
    121 E Franklin St
    Hillsboro, TX 76645
    (254) 582-9953
    0.3 9 1
  • Hillsboro Hill County Jjaep Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    0.5 miles
    401 W Walnut
    Hillsboro, TX 76645
    (254) 854-2215
    0.5 5-12 n/a
  • Hillsboro Franklin Elementary School
    Grades: PK | 178 students
    0.6 miles
    103 Country Club Rd
    Hillsboro, TX 76645
    (254) 582-4130
    0.6 PK 178
  • Hillsboro Hillsboro High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 537 students
    1.2 miles
    1600 Abbott Ave
    Hillsboro, TX 76645
    (254) 582-4100
    1.2 9-12 537
  • Hillsboro Hillsboro Intermediate School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 442 students
    1.2 miles
    1000 Old Bynum Rd
    Hillsboro, TX 76645
    (254) 582-4170
    1.2 3-5 442

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