Hillside Elementary School

89 Hillsdale Avenue
Allendale, NJ 07401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Hillside Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Hillside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hillside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Hillside Elementary School's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hillside Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#398 out of 2183 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
32%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
74%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillside Elementary School's ranking?
Hillside Elementary School is ranked #398 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Hillside Elementary School?
357 students attend Hillside Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Hillside Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillside Elementary School?
Hillside Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Hillside Elementary School offer ?
Hillside Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Hillside Elementary School part of?
Hillside Elementary School is part of Allendale Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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