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Hillview Elementary School

Public | K-3 | 457 students

 
 

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Posted November 10, 2010

Hillview School is run by a wonderful principal who runs a tight ship ! All of the staff is so caring, from the custodian to the teachers to the nurse and the families!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2006

A great clean fun safe and nice school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 8, 2004

We have three of our four children at Hillview Elementary and have had direct teaching contact with eight teachers. We have found nothing but wonderful, compassionate, and dedicated teachers. Hillview has a very healthy and positive learning environment. We feel safe sending our children to Hillview. The support staff is kind and friendly, eager to continue a positive energy within the school. We are looking forward to meeting our children's new teachers, as the children are already coming home exclaiming that they have had an 'awesome' first few days!
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

110 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
44%

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

109 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
82%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 1 94% 48%
Hispanic 1 2% 23%
Two or more races 2 2% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 1% 9%
Black 2 1% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 0%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 215%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 0%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 3%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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