Hillsborough Elementary School

402 North Nash Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hillsborough Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Hillsborough Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Hillsborough Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Hillsborough Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillsborough Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hillsborough Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#317 out of 2561 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
11%
25%
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White
77%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillsborough Elementary School is Orange High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles W Stanford Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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