Hillside For Excel

2014 Dairy Rd
Garland, TX 75041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Hillside For Excel serves 471 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hillside For Excel placed in the top 20% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hillside For Excel's student population of 471 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillside For Excel is ranked within the top 20% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hillside For Excel is 0.69, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1161 out of 8079 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
5%
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Hispanic
49%
53%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
17%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hillside For Excel's ranking?
Hillside For Excel is ranked #1161 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Texas.
What schools are Hillside For Excel often compared to?
Hillside For Excelis often viewed alongside schools like Kimberlin For Excel by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Hillside For Excel?
471 students attend Hillside For Excel.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Hillside For Excel students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Asian, 17% of students are White, 14% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hillside For Excel?
Hillside For Excel has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hillside For Excel offer ?
Hillside For Excel offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Hillside For Excel part of?
Hillside For Excel is part of Garland ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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