Hillwood High School

  • Hillwood High School serves 1,102 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 17%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hillwood High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Hillwood High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Hillwood High School's student population of 1,102 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,102 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hillwood High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 0 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hillwood High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
17%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
10%
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Black
32%
22%
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White
45%
63%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.55
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Graduation Rate
81%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavidson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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