Accountability rating

C

Dallas ISD: B

Total students

1,201

Avg. teacher experience

9.4 years

Dallas ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

92.1 %

Dallas ISD: 87.3%

Statewide: 90%

Hillcrest High School is a high school in Dallas, TX, in the Dallas ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 1,201 students. The school received an accountability rating of C. 61.9% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 36.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $57,658, which is $3,536 more than the state average. The average SAT score at Hillcrest High School was 955. The average ACT score was 17.1. In the Class of 2018, 92.1% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 2.3%.

Contact information

Website

www.dallasisd.org/hillcrest

Address

9924 Hillcrest Rd
Dallas, TX 75230-5309

Office phone number

(972) 502-6800

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Hillcrest High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

1,201

African American

181 (15.1%)

Dallas ISD: 22%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

6 (0.5%)

Dallas ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

13 (1.1%)

Dallas ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

894 (74.4%)

Dallas ISD: 69.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

2 (0.2%)

Dallas ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

89 (7.4%)

Dallas ISD: 5.6%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

16 (1.3%)

Dallas ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

15.1%

American Indian

0.5%

Asian

1.1%

Hispanic

74.4%

Pacific Islander

0.2%

White

7.4%

Two or more races

1.3%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

61.9 %

Dallas ISD: 62.9%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

73.7 %

Dallas ISD: 86.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

39.6 %

Dallas ISD: 44.7%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

61.9%

Econ. disadvantaged

73.7%

Limited Eng. proficiency

39.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

36.9 %

Dallas ISD: 42.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

66 %

Dallas ISD: 23.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

12.9 %

Dallas ISD: 15%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.2 %

Dallas ISD: 8.8%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

36.9%

Career and technical

66.0%

Gifted and talented

12.9%

Special education

7.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

C

Dallas ISD: B

Student achievement

C

Dallas ISD: C

School progress

B

Dallas ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Dallas ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

92.1 %

Dallas ISD: 87.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

91.3 %

Dallas ISD: 85.8%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Dallas ISD: 80.8%

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

83.3 %

Dallas ISD: 86.8%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

93 %

Dallas ISD: 87.6%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dallas ISD: 84.6%

Statewide: 86.4%

White

89.3 %

Dallas ISD: 89.7%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Dallas ISD: 90.9%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

91.3%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

83.3%

Hispanic

93.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

89.3%

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

2.3 %

Dallas ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Dallas ISD: 6%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

2.4 %

Dallas ISD: 3.3%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

0 %

Dallas ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

2 %

Dallas ISD: 2.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Dallas ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 2.7%

White

5.5 %

Dallas ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Dallas ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

38.9 %

Dallas ISD: 39.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

34.4 %

Dallas ISD: 30.2%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Dallas ISD: 41.5%

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

80 %

Dallas ISD: 56.1%

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

36.3 %

Dallas ISD: 40.4%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dallas ISD: 56.3%

Statewide: 20.2%

White

58.3 %

Dallas ISD: 68.2%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Dallas ISD: 46.6%

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

37.5 %

Dallas ISD: 32.6%

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

16.1 %

Dallas ISD: 15.3%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Dallas ISD: 40.9%

Statewide: 51%

Asian

50 %

Dallas ISD: 63.6%

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

38.7 %

Dallas ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Dallas ISD: 55.6%

Statewide: 52.5%

White

53.6 %

Dallas ISD: 62.2%

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Dallas ISD: 46.3%

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

955

Dallas ISD: 929

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

17.1

Dallas ISD: 16.7

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

48.2 %

Dallas ISD: 48.7%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

28.9 %

Dallas ISD: 29.4%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

26.5 %

Dallas ISD: 27.1%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

48.2%

Math

28.9%

Reading + Math

26.5%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

72.7

African American

17.1 (23.5%)

Dallas ISD: 34.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

2 (2.8%)

Dallas ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

4.9 (6.8%)

Dallas ISD: 3.1%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

19.1 (26.3%)

Dallas ISD: 30.8%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Dallas ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

25.6 (35.2%)

Dallas ISD: 29.1%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

4 (5.5%)

Dallas ISD: 2.1%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1.1 (1.5%)

Dallas ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

48.9 (67.3%)

Dallas ISD: 70.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

21.8 (29.9%)

Dallas ISD: 25.4%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0.9 (1.3%)

Dallas ISD: 1.2%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

16.5

Dallas ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

9.4 years

Dallas ISD: 9.9 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$57,658

Dallas ISD: $58,012

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$52,000

Dallas ISD: $51,471

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$55,757

Dallas ISD: $54,919

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$59,176

Dallas ISD: $59,296

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$57,625

Dallas ISD: $60,407

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$64,297

Dallas ISD: $65,016

Statewide: $62,039

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