Hillview Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Hillview Elementary School
Hillview Elementary School is a public school located in a vibrant and diverse community. It serves students in grades K-5 and is dedicated to providing an excellent education for all of its students. The school is committed to creating a safe and supportive learning environment for students, families, and staff. Hillview Elementary School offers a variety of educational opportunities and resources, including a comprehensive curriculum, enrichment activities, and a variety of extracurricular activities. The school also has a strong focus on collaboration and communication between teachers, staff, parents, and students. Hillview Elementary School strives to develop well-rounded students who are prepared for success in their future endeavors.
1520 Cherry Ave
Birmingham, AL 35214
K – 5
Overview Hillview Elementary School
Hillview Elementary School serves 210 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hillview Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Hillview Elementary School
Hillview Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Hillview Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.