2014 Dairy Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

School Overview

Hillside Academy For Excel's student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillside Academy For Excel is ranked within the top 5% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#235 out of 8043 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76 (Top 5%)

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