Hilltop Elementary School

3201 68th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hilltop Elementary School serves 541 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hilltop Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 45%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hilltop Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Hilltop Elementary School's student population of 541 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Hilltop Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hilltop Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1422 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
10%
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Black
14%
12%
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White
47%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hilltop Elementary School's ranking?
Hilltop Elementary School is ranked #1422 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What schools are Hilltop Elementary School often compared to?
Hilltop Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pine Bend Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Hilltop Elementary School?
541 students attend Hilltop Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Hilltop Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hilltop Elementary School?
Hilltop Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hilltop Elementary School offer ?
Hilltop Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Hilltop Elementary School part of?
Hilltop Elementary School is part of Inver Grove Heights Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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