Hillcrest Elementary School



Hillcrest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hillcrest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 1
K 68
1 104
2 90
3 93
4 76
5 83
6 97
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hillcrest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the School District U-46. It enrolls 612 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hillcrest Elementary School is the 382nd largest public school in Illinois and the 12,489th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 612
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 382nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,151st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 884th out of 2,345

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Hillcrest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(53%)
11,482
(52%)
 Female 286
(47%)
10,658
(48%)

Hillcrest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 451
(74%)
11,737
(53%)
 White 71
(12%)
6,299
(28%)
 Black 53
(9%)
1,393
(6%)
 Asian 20
(3%)
2,002
(9%)
 American Indian 10
(2%)
142
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
547
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Hillcrest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 510
(83%)
11,945
(54%)
 Not Eligible 67
(11%)
8,047
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
2,148
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Hillcrest Elementary School is ranked 195th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hillcrest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 541
2006 586
2007 579
2008 666
2009 607
2010 596
2011 606
2012 612

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 21.7
2007 19.3
2008 22.4
2009 17.2
2010 22.3
2011 20.8
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65619223659889
2006 0.73890784982935
2007 0.70293609671848
2008 0.71171171171171
2009 0.84019769357496
2010 0.79697986577181
2011 0.83498349834983
2012 0.89052287581699

Compare Hillcrest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 89.1%
 

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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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