Hillcrest Drive Elementary

    4041 Hillcrest Dr., Los Angeles, 90008

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    ENROLLMENT

    714

    STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO ?

    19:1

    UNOFFICIAL API RANK ?

    1/10

    DIVERSITY RANK ?

    5/10

    Student body

    Student body ethnicity ?
    • Enrollment: 714 students
    • Free and reduced-price lunch: 93.8% ?
    • English language learners: 38.7%
    • Diversity rank: 5/10 ?
    Source: 2012-13 state data

    Faculty

    • Total teachers: 38
    • Student-teacher ratio: 19:1 ?
    Source: 2012-13 state data

    Schoolwide Performance

    Academic Performance Index (API) ?
    Unofficial Rank: 1/10 ?
    Source: 2008-2013 state data
    California Standards Tests (STAR) ?
    Students scoring "proficient" or above:

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    No Child Left Behind (AYP) ?
    Fail: Missed five of 21 federal targets for 2012

    Fail: Missed 10 of 21 federal targets for 2011

    Fail: Missed seven of 21 federal targets for 2010

    Fail: Missed 10 of 21 federal targets for 2009

    Fail: Missed six of 21 federal targets for 2008

    Fail: Missed nine of 21 federal targets for 2007

    Magnet: Hillcrest Music Magnet

        This school         State avg. ?    
    California Standards Test (STAR) ?
    Students scoring proficient or above:
    Source: 2009 data from LAUSD

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      Two comments about Hillcrest Drive Elementary

      After someone exterminates the grounds for roaches and rodents, it would be great to paint up the numbers on the ground where children are suppose to line up. It would have sent an incredible "We care" type of message if someone would have at least done this for the first day of school. If you can't do the little things, how can you be counted on to do something so major as educating children?

      HILLCREST is far below substandard. It's Jonathan Kozol's Savage inequalities at its best ...

      — Concerned Parent
      September 27, 2010 at 8:45 a.m.

      To increase the academic performance, funds need to be allocated to pay or reward students for higher grades in an operationally defined program; mathematically designed to optimize student participation.

      A pilot study would most likely illustrate the efficacy of such a program.

      — Jasenn Zaejian, Ph.D.
      January 2, 2010 at 11:55 p.m.

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