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Downers Grove, IL
Students enrolled: 383
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1435 Jefferson Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60516

(630) 719-5840
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January 24, 2015
My son started at Hillcrest in Kindergarten and continues to love the school and teachers. I've been involved with PTA which does an amazing job of making sure the teachers and students get the additional resources necessary for a well-rounded education. They offer many additional after school programs such as Spanish, chess and acting. We recently moved and purposely stayed within Hillcrest's boundaries so my son can continue to go here. The teachers are available and welcome parent involvement as well as foster good communication between home and school.

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2014
No A/C!!! My kid gets home after school, and tells me that it was so hot at school, she almost died !!! My property taxes are more then 10K, and no A/C ...

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2013
Best school in District 58. The Principal, Parents, and Teachers create a wonderful community. Class sizes are small, and teachers are beyond helpful. It is amazing place for my children to be and learn.

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October 03, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
August 14, 2009
I went here for 7 years. I am now entering high school. I miss Hillcrest. I never had a bad experience with any of my teachers. I learned a lot and hat a ton of fun.

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August 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2008
Great school, with very caring and skillful teachers. Parental support is very good. Many after-school activities including a very active scouting program. The principal is relatively new (two years) and will hopefully stop trying to fix what was not broken. I have one child finishing this year and another who will be around for a few more years.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2008
We've had one child go through Hillcrest and one almost done. We've had an outstanding experience. Great teachers, great programs (Hillcrest Fest, Science Fair, Talent Show), good opportunities for parents to be involved. Will miss Hillcrest when we're done.

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May 09, 2006
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March 21, 2006
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August 26, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2005
This school over the years has consistantly been rated one of the best in the state. The tenure of teachers is stable, the PTA and Scouting organizations are active, and the standardized testing results are excellent. I have had two children go through K-6 there, and will have two more.

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Hillcrest Elementary School
1435 Jefferson Avenue, Downers Grove, IL  60516
(630) 719-5840
Last modified Hillcrest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hillcrest Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top