Hillsdale Elementary School

725 W Market St
West Chester, PA 19382
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Hillsdale Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hillsdale Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Hillsdale Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Hillsdale Elementary School's student population of 591 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillsdale Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,820 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hillsdale Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#567 out of 2820 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
17%
11%
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Black
4%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillsdale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
75%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillsdale Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.410.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillsdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hillsdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Chester Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillsdale Elementary School is West Chester Henderson High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stetson Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chester County Family Academy Charter School (1.1 miles away)
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