Hillcrest School

Serves grades PK - 4

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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
500 Franklin Blvd
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone
(732) 246-0170
District
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SOMERSET COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
430
Classroom Teachers
44

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

3

(10 is best)

Better than 22.1% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Hillcrest School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 34 52
Proficiency in Reading 30 51
Proficiency in Math 38 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 53
Proficiency in Reading 44 57
Proficiency in Math 38 49

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 9.68
AVG FOR DISTRICT 10.96
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 31 7.2%
Kindergarten 81 18.8%
Grade 1 65 15.1%
Grade 2 66 15.3%
Grade 3 66 15.3%
Grade 4 85 19.8%
Total 430 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 12.5% 13.3% 45.8%
Black 28.8% 38.4% 16.0%
Hispanic 40.3% 31.4% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 18.2% 16.3% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.1% 48.0% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.8% 40.2% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 7.7% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 65,999 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,408.9 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.3% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.6% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.3% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,016 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 8.4% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.6% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 49.9% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.1% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.7% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.9% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.0% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.2% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 5.2% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,214 $74,929,904 42.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,001 $14,679,336 8.3%
Staff $756 $5,546,016 3.1%
General Administration $313 $2,296,168 1.3%
School Administration $1,001 $7,343,336 4.1%
Operation $1,984 $14,554,624 8.2%
Transportation $1,379 $10,116,344 5.7%
Other $460 $3,374,560 1.9%
Total Support $7,894 $57,910,384 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,108 $44,808,288 25.2%
Total Expenditures $24,216 $177,648,576 100.0%
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%