School Details

Hillcrest Intermediate School

11091 Mockingbird Dr, North Huntingdon, PA 15642
(724) 861-3015
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 5-6 773 students 16 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

82%
82%
73%
77%
77%
65%
80%
80%
64%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Norwin School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
93%
77%
83%
83%
69%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Norwin School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hillcrest Intermediate School is a public middle school in North Huntingdon. The principal of Hillcrest Intermediate School is Mrs Rosemarie Dvorchak. 773 students go to Hillcrest Intermediate School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 17% of the 773 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Hillcrest Intermediate School is 16:1. Norwin Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 97% 97%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Asian 1% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.6% 1%
Hispanic 0.6% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0%
Multiracial 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 17% 17%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Fifth grade OK; with the exception of the Pre-Algebra course 6th grade 2011 was a complete academic throw-away. I'm convinced that my son could have taken the entire year off and not missed anything and the school PSSA results show it.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

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