Hillsborough Township Elementary School

  • Hillsborough Township Elementary School serves 499 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hillsborough Township Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Hillsborough Township Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Hillsborough Township Elementary School's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students499 students
This chart display total students of Hillsborough Township Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Hillsborough Township Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Hillsborough Township Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Hillsborough Township Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Hillsborough Township Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hillsborough Township Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank#155 out of 2239 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Hillsborough Township Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
29%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
53%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillsborough Township Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.630.70
This chart display the diversity score of Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hillsborough Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough Township Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Hillsborough Township Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about whether or not public school students are prepared to enter into the "real world" upon graduation, and how schools are changing their curriculum to meet changing economic needs.
Many school districts are hiking up the price of school lunches this year. We’ll take a look at some of the reasons for the trend, including the child nutritional bill that President Obama signed into law last year.
There is no denying that being a public school teacher has its challenges, but some are more apparent than others. Keep reading to learn about the top ten challenges facing public school teachers this year.