Hillside Elementary School

Serves grades 3 - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
54 Orange Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone
(973) 509-4200
District
MONTCLAIR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
619
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.2% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Hillside Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 52
Proficiency in Reading 53 51
Proficiency in Math 60 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 53
Proficiency in Reading 68 57
Proficiency in Math 51 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 52
Proficiency in Reading 78 57
Proficiency in Math 53 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.21
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.41
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 16 2.6%
Grade 3 168 27.1%
Grade 4 184 29.7%
Grade 5 180 29.1%
Total 619 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.7% 53.7% 45.8%
Black 36.0% 28.1% 16.0%
Hispanic 11.6% 12.1% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.4% 5.9% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.1% 14.4% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.6% 12.1% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.5% 2.4% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 38,572 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,112.2 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.5% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.4% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.7% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 12.1% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,338 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.9% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 70.1% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 38.0% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.3% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.7% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.4% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.7% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 9.0% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,558 $70,379,628 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,741 $24,937,506 18.2%
Staff $499 $3,326,334 2.4%
General Administration $322 $2,146,452 1.6%
School Administration $1,009 $6,725,994 4.9%
Operation $1,511 $10,072,326 7.3%
Transportation $505 $3,366,330 2.5%
Other $470 $3,133,020 2.3%
Total Support $8,058 $53,714,628 39.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,953 $13,018,698 9.5%
Total Expenditures $20,569 $137,112,954 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%