School Details

Hillcrest School

3000 Continental Dr, Butte, MT 59701
(406) 533-2850
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 410 students 19 students/teacher (MT avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

93%
80%
70%
90%
88%
85%

Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and grades 4, 8, and 10 in Science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Butte Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
75%
70%
94%
88%
83%
89%
57%
62%

Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and grades 4, 8, and 10 in Science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Butte Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

72%
73%
72%
88%
90%
87%

Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and grades 4, 8, and 10 in Science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Butte Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
68%
66%
93%
90%
87%

Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT)

In 2010-2011 Montana used the Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to assess students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in reading and math and grades 4, 8, and 10 in Science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Montana. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Butte Elementary School District average
  • Montana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hillcrest School is a public elementary school in Butte. 410 students go to Hillcrest School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 22% of the 410 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Hillcrest School is 19:1. Capstone Christian Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 91% 90%
Hispanic 3% 3%
Multiracial 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 1.0% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 46%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    This is an outstanding school. The principal and staff are very professional and have created an enviorment that holds students to high standards. The staff is caring and communicates often with parents. This is the best school.

  • (5 years ago)

    My daughter is a student at Hillcrest. I can not say enought great things about the school. The school has a great reading and math program. My daughter is in 2nd grade and already reading at 4th grade level and doing mulpitciation. We love it.

  • (10 years ago)

    Hillcrest school is a small school but they have an outstanding principal (paula lynch). She really listens to the students and their concerns. Jeanette Dekal

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Overall score

(based on 5 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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