Hillcrest High School

Unclaimed
3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
46
Grades
9-12
Students
3,289
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
8%
State avg: 31%
English
61%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
3%
State avg: 22%
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3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
67%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
9%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
37%
State avg: 67%
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Students
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Asian
34%
Black
30%
Hispanic
29%
White
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Two or more races
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
20 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
294 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
160-05 Highland Avenue
Queens, NY 11432
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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