The teachers are committed to the children's education great support from administration. Parents do have responsibility in their child education. The rating is not the reflection of the staffs efforts at Hillcrest Elementary School.
Hillcrest Elementary School is a public elementary school in Frederick. 800 students go to Hillcrest Elementary School and identify mostly as Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 40% of the Hillcrest Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 75% of the 800 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Hillcrest Elementary School is 10:1. Orchard Grove Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.
|Native American or Native Alaskan||0.3%||0%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0.3%||0%|
|Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program||75%||23%|
|Limited English proficiency||40%||4%|
The new principal is trying is best yet the main problem is 85% of this schools population is transient due to the large appartment complexes near the school. This signifiganlty hinders this schools ability to get active concerned parents involved.
If parents are involved and actively advocate for their child it is possible to get a good education. If not they will barely scrape by.