Hillside Elementary School

  • Hillside Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Hillside Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students589 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hillside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Hillside Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Hillside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillside Elementary School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1359 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.350.27
This chart display the diversity score of Hillside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Shore SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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