Hillcrest Academy-South



Hillcrest Academy-South Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hillcrest Academy-South Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 4
10 32
11 35
12 12
UG 4

Hillcrest Academy-South is a public high school of the Union County Educational Services Commission School District located in Westfield, NJ. It has 87 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hillcrest Academy-South is the 445th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 21,008th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.1 to 1.

Total Students: 87
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.55

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Hillcrest Academy-South Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 45
(52%)
152
(53%)
 Female 42
(48%)
135
(47%)

Hillcrest Academy-South Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 43
(49%)
118
(41%)
 Hispanic 38
(44%)
113
(39%)
 White 6
(7%)
50
(17%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Hillcrest Academy-South Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(90%)
178
(62%)
 Not Eligible 5
(6%)
96
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(5%)
13
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hillcrest Academy-South is ranked 341st out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hillcrest Academy-South students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 Academy-South Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 50
2006 61
2007 54
2008 80
2009 77
2010 64
2011 69
2012 59
2013 78
2014 84
2015 87

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.4
2006 7.2
2007 6.8
2008 12.9
2009 9.6
2010 8
2011 5.3
2012 9.1
2013 12
2014 12.4
2015 9.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94
2006 0.88524590163934
2007 0.77777777777778
2008 0.85
2009 0.94805194805195
2010 0.6875
2011 0.39130434782609
2012 0.84745762711864
2013 0.80769230769231
2014 0.8452380952381
2015 0.94252873563218

Compare Hillcrest Academy-South to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
910.0% 9.1:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 94.3%
 

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