Hillside Academy For Excel

2014 Dairy Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Hillside Academy For Excel serves 423 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hillside Academy For Excel placed in the top 5% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Hillside Academy For Excel places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Hillside Academy For Excel's student population of 423 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillside Academy For Excel is ranked within the top 5% 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 Hillside Academy For Excel is 0.76, which is more 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
#168 out of 7999 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
Asian
18%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
25%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarland Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillside Academy For Excel is Garland Aec (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Austin Academy For Excell (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garland Austin Academy For Excell Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 947 students
    0.4 miles
    1125 Beverly Dr
    Garland, TX 75040
    (972) 926-2620
    0.4 6-8 947
  • Garland Watson Technology Center Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 583 students
    0.4 miles
    2601 Dairy Rd
    Garland, TX 75041
    (972) 926-2600
    0.4 K-5 583
  • Garland Garland Aec Alternative School
    Grades: 1-12 | 69 students
    0.5 miles
    2015 S Country Club Rd
    Garland, TX 75041
    (972) 926-2691
    0.5 1-12 69
  • Garland Kimberlin Academy For Excel Magnet School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
    0.5 miles
    1520 Cumberland Dr
    Garland, TX 75040
    (972) 926-2560
    0.5 PK-5 485
  • Garland Daugherty Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 782 students
    0.8 miles
    501 W Miller Rd
    Garland, TX 75041
    (972) 926-2530
    0.8 PK-5 782

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