Hillcrest High School

3319 North Grant, Springfield, MO 65803 | (417) 523-8000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,136
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4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3319 N Grant, Springfield, MO 65803
  • Principal or Admin: Jay Rush
  • Fax: (417) 523-8095
  • Website: sps.k12.mo.us
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,136
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 69.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 576 (50.7%)
  • Females: 560 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 116 (10.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 484 (42.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 600 (52.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hillcrest High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian151.3%
Black928.1%
Asian90.8%
Hispanic343.0%
White98686.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hillcrest High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade33629.6%
10th Grade27824.5%
11th Grade25722.6%
12th Grade26523.3%
Classroom Environment (2010)
Students Per Classroom
School:
24.0
District:
20.0
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
73.0%
District:
83.2%
Dropout Rate
School:
6.4%
District:
3.5%
Post-Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent Entering a 2-Year College: 28.4%
Percent Entering a 4-Year College: 23.4%
Percent Entering a Non-College Post-Secondary Institution: 0.7%
Percent Entering the Work Force: 1.1%
Percent Entering the Military: 3.2%
Percent Unknown: 1.1%
Faculty Information (2010)
Principal Years of Experience: 18.0
Teacher Average Years of Experience: 12.9
Faculty Salary (2010)
Average Salary of Administration: $76,879
Average Salary of Teachers: $42,600
Teacher Credentials (2009)
Percent of Teachers with Regular Certificates
School:
98.6%
District:
99.4%
Percent of Teachers with Special Certificates
School:
1.4%
District:
0.6%
Source: MO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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3 reviews for Hillcrest High School

  • Reviewed by Student on December 14, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I went to Hillcrest for 4 years i played football basketball track & Baseball i was sophomore class vice president i started in 1970 and graduated in 1974 if any one remembers me or would like to talk email me sometime
  • Reviewed by Former Student on May 14, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I only went to Hillcrest High School for 1 year, but my grandes were better than the schools in St. Joseph, Mo.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 14, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • great rotc program only 1 IN SPRINGFIELD

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Hillcrest High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Biology
  • English II
  • Government
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
20.5
District:
22.5
Percent of Graduates Scoring Higher Than the National Average: 24.4%
Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
School:
53.0%
District:
63.8%
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Not Met

MAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201035.3%61.5%57.3%
200929.6%71.6%52.7%
 
Biology Test
201047.5%60.3%56.7%
200945.2%60.3%55.1%
 
English II Test
201068.4%73.8%73.2%
200970.7%76.5%72.6%
 
Government Test
201035.6%55.7%-
 
Source: MO Department of Education 2009-2010

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