Hillcrest Elementary School



Hillcrest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hillcrest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 119
1 117
2 110
3 116
4 94
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hillcrest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake Wales, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 650 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hillcrest Elementary School is the 942nd largest public school in Florida and the 10,145th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 650
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,145th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 942nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,501st out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,110th out of 2,205

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Hillcrest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 334
(51%)
37,087
(52%)
 Female 316
(49%)
34,787
(48%)

Hillcrest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 308
(47%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 177
(27%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 141
(22%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
2,205
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
376
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
1,103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Hillcrest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 410
(63%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 202
(31%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(6%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked 824th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hillcrest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Hillcrest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 612
2006 604
2007 582
2008 570
2009 609
2010 674
2011 650
2012 650

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14
2007 13.1
2008 11.2
2009 14.7
2010 15.3
2011 15.5
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73856209150327
2006 0.75496688741722
2007 0.73024054982818
2008 0.74561403508772
2009 0.76518883415435
2010 0.75816023738872
2011 0.67230769230769
2012 0.68923076923077

Compare Hillcrest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 68.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 650 15.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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