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Hillcrest Elementary School

713 students in grades Pre-K ‐ 5

Rated: Met Standard

Hillcrest Elementary School is an predominantly Hispanic suburban school in Austin with 713 students. Many students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform well below the state average in passing TAKS scores.

Teachers have less experience than the state average and are paid about the same as the state average.

The school spends $5,557 per student for academic programs and $8,058 per student for all school functions.

Hillcrest Elementary School is located in Congressional District 35, State Board of Education District 5 represented by Ken Mercer, Texas House District 51 represented by Eddie Rodriguez and Texas Senate District 21 represented by Judith Zaffirini.


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Rate of students who completed school

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Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

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Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Hillcrest Elementary School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
Armstrong Elementary School 547 Met Standard Dallas
Blackshear Elementary School 241 Met Standard Austin
Bloomington Elementary School 318 Met Standard Bloomington
Bonnie Brae Elementary School 467 Met Standard Ft Worth
Brookhollow Elementary School 352 Met Standard Lufkin
CF Carr Elementary School 423 Improvement Required Dallas
Cross Timbers Elementary School 468 Met Standard Azle
Dellview Elementary School 477 Met Standard San Antonio
DL Rountree Elementary School 558 Met Standard Allen
Dunbar Intermediate School Center 334 Improvement Required Texarkana
East Ward Elementary School 504 Met Standard Killeen
Felix G Botello Elementary School 491 Met Standard Dallas
Foster Village Elementary School 499 Met Standard North Richland Hills
Hull-Daisetta Elementary School 259 Improvement Required Daisetta
John H Reagan Elementary School 524 Met Standard Dallas
Johnson Elementary School 500 Met Standard Grand Prairie
Lamar Elementary School 378 Met Standard Denison
Landry Elementary School 462 Met Standard Irving
Lexington Elementary School 469 Exemplary
Marilyn Miller Elementary School 512 Improvement Required Fort Worth
Metz Elementary School 491 Met Standard Austin
Moore M H Elementary School 410 Met Standard Fort Worth
Mt Peak Elementary School 574 Met Standard Midlothian
Palm Elementary School 661 Met Standard Austin
Ride Elementary School 388 Met Standard The Woodlands
Robert B Green Elementary School 299 Met Standard San Antonio
Rugel Elementary School 421 Met Standard Mesquite
Sem Elementary School 426 Met Standard Frisco
Serna Elementary School 558 Met Standard San Antonio
Shadowbriar Elementary School 449 Met Standard Houston
TG Terry Elementary School 404 Met Standard Dallas
University of Texas Elementary Charter School C 256 Met Standard Austin
West Houston Charter School C 307 Met Standard Katy
Wheatley Elementary School 280 Improvement Required Lubbock
Wild Peach Elementary School 322 Met Standard West Columbia