Hillside Elementary School

  • Hillside Elementary School serves 410 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hillside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Hillside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Hillside Elementary School's student population of 410 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillside Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#234 out of 1791 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
61%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hillside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
73%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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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 MN.
Diversity Score0.450.53
This chart display the diversity score of Hillside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
29%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Washington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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