Hillsdale Middle School

1301 Brabham St.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillsdale Middle School serves 1,423 students in grades 6-8.
Hillsdale Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hillsdale Middle School's student population of 1,423 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillsdale Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hillsdale Middle School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2938 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
24%
56%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
58%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillsdale Middle School's ranking?
Hillsdale Middle School is ranked #2938 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Hillsdale Middle School?
1,423 students attend Hillsdale Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Hillsdale Middle School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillsdale Middle School?
Hillsdale Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Hillsdale Middle School offer ?
Hillsdale Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Hillsdale Middle School part of?
Hillsdale Middle School is part of Cajon Valley Union School District.

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Date
Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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