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K-5
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Ruston, LA
Students enrolled: 472

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301 East Kentucky Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270

(318) 255-0550
(318) 255-0578
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April 18, 2014
My granddaughters love Hillcrest so much. Hillcrest has had so many members of my family go there it is a family tradition at this point to attend this great school.

- submitted by a community member
February 12, 2013
The principal at the school does not know how to talk to parents. She runs the school like it is prison. The teacher my daughter has in kindergarden is a former 3rd grade teacher and she treats the kids like they should know as much as 3rd graders do, for heavens sake they are only in kindergarden. She will not let children go to the bathroom when they raise their hand.

- submitted by a parent
December 15, 2012
HILLCREST TEACHES KIDS WHAT TEY NEED TO LEARN TO ADVANCE TO THE NEXT GRADE AND THEY HAVE GREAT TEACHERS AND GOOD DISCIPLINE

- submitted by a community member
October 13, 2010
I love Hillcrest because the teachers are always well-prepared and work constantly to meet student needs. There are high expectations for the students. All the employees at the school love their jobs and they are happy to work there. They love the students. The principal wants the best for the students and works to encourage that.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 01, 2009
The teachers at Hillcrest are excellent. The principal is a problem. Her manner of speaking to the parent's at this year's open house was flippant. Some of her rules are excessive such as no speaking at lunch time, even for children in kindergarten. Her uniform policy exceeds that of the school district. I guess lace on socks for little girls is an outrage that cannot be allowed. Fortunately, the teachers are outstanding.

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April 23, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2009
My two children go here and i believe that it is one of the best schools in lincoln parish!! the principal knows what she is doing and she is doing a great job!!

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2009
I love Hillcrest because my kids enjoy learning and making friends not only with the other students but with the teachers and Principals

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2008
My boys have attended Hillcrest for two years. Sadly we are relocating to another State! Mrs. Decuir, Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Richardson have all be absolute blessings! I can't say enough good things! Wonderful in every area!

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2008
I have attended this school as part of a university program. This school is GREAT. The teachers are very open, and you can tell they LOVE their job. The morning routine is astounding! Mrs. Hay really sets up a school of achievement!

- submitted by a community member
January 02, 2008
My son attended this school for 2 yrs. These 2 yrs were the only yrs that he excelled. The 2 teachers he had (Brown & Dickerson), were excellent teachers, who cared about their students. They made learning fun, and gave rewards for excelling.

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August 29, 2007
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Hillcrest Elementary School
301 East Kentucky Avenue, Ruston, LA  71270
(318) 255-0550
Last modified Hillcrest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5
Hillcrest Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top