Hillside Junior High School

  • Hillside Junior High School serves 668 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Hillside Junior High School's student population of 668 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillside Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillside Junior High School is 0.39, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#333 out of 656 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
10%
1%
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White
77%
76%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hillside Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.390.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
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School District NameBOISE INDEPENDENT DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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