Hillcrest Elementary

Public K-4

 1500 NW 2nd Ave.
       Oak Harbor, WA  98277


(360) 279-5200

District: Oak Harbor School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
290th of 1,169 Washington Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $11,590 Help

Students who attend Hillcrest Elementary usually attend:

Middle:    Oak Harbor Intermediate School
High:    Oak Harbor High School

Student/teacher ratio:  15.2
Number of students:  456

Immunizations:

Fully immunized:
91.7%
Measles:
95.8%
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Racial breakdown:

White:
62.9%
Hispanic:
14.3%
Two or more races:
13.4%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  24.6%

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Compare Details Hillcrest Elementary ranks better than 75.2% of elementary schools in Washington. It also ranks 2nd among 5 ranked elementary schools in the Oak Harbor School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2022 the calculated Average Standard Score was 73.54. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Hillcrest Elementary has the largest elementary school student body size in the Oak Harbor School District. Student population at Hillcrest Elementary is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (62.9%), Hispanic (14.3%), two or more races (13.4%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 24.6% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. This is the lowest percentage in the Oak Harbor School District. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Hillcrest Elementary is 15.2. 4 elementary schools in the Oak Harbor School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Hillcrest Elementary is $11,590. 3 elementary schools in the Oak Harbor School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2022 Rankings:

Hillcrest Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Hillcrest Elementary 290th of 1169 Washington public elementary schools. (See Hillcrest Elementary in the ranking list.)

Oak Harbor School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Oak Harbor School District 48th of 245 Washington school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Hillcrest Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools WA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 58.28 418th 1026 59.3%
2005 47.50 566th 1031 45.1%
2006 53.81 495th 1051 52.9%
2007 67.29 320th 1069 70.1%
2008 57.41 467th 1067 56.2%
2009 57.26 461st 1072 57.0%
2010 63.56 369th 1088 66.1%
2011 65.72 361st 1092 66.9%
2012 65.06 384th 1097 65.0%
2013 68.15 330th 1106 70.2%
2015 56.87 443rd 1067 58.5%
2016 75.37 249th 1053 76.4%
2017 59.31 433rd 1056 59.0%
2018 64.62 377th 1054 64.2%
2019 71.61 319th 1136 71.9%
2021 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
2022 73.54 290th 1169 75.2%

Data source: test scores: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Open Quote This is an absolutely wonderful school! We are a military family, and we have seen our fair share of schools - this one is the best. This school offers music and art classes, promotes reading, has dedicated teachers, etc.. it just has a "feel good" kind of environment. This school will be the one thing we will miss when we move to our next duty station. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Hillcrest Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1990 577 22 44 15 0 n/a n/a 0 658
1991 570 27 57 7 6 n/a n/a 0 667
1992 502 20 57 18 7 n/a n/a 0 604
1993 477 25 65 18 2 n/a n/a 0 587
1994 456 16 80 24 11 n/a n/a 0 587
1995 455 27 76 26 10 n/a n/a 0 594
1996 455 27 76 26 10 n/a n/a 0 594
1997 448 23 87 25 12 n/a n/a 0 595
1998 423 32 99 18 10 n/a n/a 0 582
1999 415 36 105 25 12 n/a n/a 0 593
2000 418 35 103 24 10 n/a n/a 0 590
2001 424 42 107 31 7 n/a n/a 0 611
2002 412 47 71 19 5 n/a n/a 0 554
2003 412 47 71 19 5 n/a n/a 0 554
2004 393 40 71 14 7 n/a n/a 0 525
2005 394 49 78 27 5 n/a n/a 1 554
2006 414 39 73 22 5 n/a n/a 1 554
2007 374 25 81 19 6 n/a n/a 14 519
2008 418 26 100 25 3 n/a n/a 8 580
2009 425 30 101 34 7 n/a n/a 14 611
2010 413 37 75 32 10 n/a n/a 15 582
2011 411 35 66 42 5 6 40 0 605
2012 430 42 53 38 4 8 63 0 638
2013 394 39 56 46 2 7 63 0 607
2014 366 33 44 66 3 9 69 0 590
2015 403 23 43 82 4 8 69 0 632
2016 364 14 27 81 3 2 65 0 556
2017 366 15 24 81 1 5 74 0 566
2018 362 15 25 91 0 6 67 0 566
2019 328 17 23 84 0 2 67 0 521
2020 337 18 23 65 1 0 80 0 524
2021 287 14 25 65 1 3 61 0 456

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Hillcrest Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1990 658 26.9 24.4 0
1991 667 28.3 23.5 n/a
1992 604 30.3 19.9 n/a
1993 587 30.3 19.4 n/a
1994 587 27.0 21.7 n/a
1995 594 27.0 22.0 n/a
1996 594 27.0 22.0 n/a
1997 595 27.0 22.0 n/a
1998 582 27.3 21.3 n/a
1999 593 26.2 22.6 n/a
2000 590 25.2 23.4 n/a
2001 611 26.8 22.8 n/a
2002 554 28.4 19.5 22.7
2003 554 28.4 19.5 22.7
2004 525 27.0 19.4 23.4
2005 554 27.4 20.2 25.3
2006 554 27.0 20.5 24.4
2007 519 27.0 19.2 23.2
2008 580 27.7 20.9 25.7
2009 611 27.7 22.1 26.1
2010 582 28.9 20.1 34.6
2011 605 28.9 20.8 33.4
2012 638 28.9 22.0 34
2013 607 29.0 20.8 35.4
2014 590 n/a n/a 39
2015 632 38.0 16.6 35.1
2016 556 32.0 17.3 31.3
2017 566 31.6 17.8 29.5
2018 566 31.4 18.0 27.9
2019 521 32.1 16.1 27.3
2020 524 33.2 15.7 26.9
2021 456 30.0 15.2 24.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
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Student/Teacher Ratio Hillcrest Elementary

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1990 658 26.9 24.4 0
1991 667 28.3 23.5 n/a
1992 604 30.3 19.9 n/a
1993 587 30.3 19.4 n/a
1994 587 27.0 21.7 n/a
1995 594 27.0 22.0 n/a
1996 594 27.0 22.0 n/a
1997 595 27.0 22.0 n/a
1998 582 27.3 21.3 n/a
1999 593 26.2 22.6 n/a
2000 590 25.2 23.4 n/a
2001 611 26.8 22.8 n/a
2002 554 28.4 19.5 22.7
2003 554 28.4 19.5 22.7
2004 525 27.0 19.4 23.4
2005 554 27.4 20.2 25.3
2006 554 27.0 20.5 24.4
2007 519 27.0 19.2 23.2
2008 580 27.7 20.9 25.7
2009 611 27.7 22.1 26.1
2010 582 28.9 20.1 34.6
2011 605 28.9 20.8 33.4
2012 638 28.9 22.0 34
2013 607 29.0 20.8 35.4
2014 590 n/a n/a 39
2015 632 38.0 16.6 35.1
2016 556 32.0 17.3 31.3
2017 566 31.6 17.8 29.5
2018 566 31.4 18.0 27.9
2019 521 32.1 16.1 27.3
2020 524 33.2 15.7 26.9
2021 456 30.0 15.2 24.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Kindergarten Immunization Rates

Hillcrest Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionConditionalPersonal ExemptionPolioDiphtheriaHepatitis BVaricellaMMRPertussis
2016100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%
201893.1%0.0%0.8%3.8%1.5%96.2%95.4%97.0%96.2%97.0%95.4%
201991.7%0.0%1.0%2.1%2.1%95.8%94.8%97.9%92.7%95.8%94.8%

Data source: Washington State Department of Health

Immunization Rates (Entire school)

Hillcrest Elementary

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YearCompletely ImmunizedReligious ExemptionMedical ExemptionPersonal ExemptionPolioDiphtheriaHepatitis BVaricellaMMRPertussis
201995.6%0.4%0.6%1.9%97.3%97.3%98.5%97.9%97.9%96.9%

Data source: Washington State Department of Health
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Hillcrest Elementary

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $800 (5.4%) $14,096 (94.6%) $14,896
2020 $553 (4.8%) $11,038 (95.2%) $11,590

Data source: Washington Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Hillcrest Elementary

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Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
Ranks 319th of 1136 Elementary schoolsRanks 290th of 1169 Elementary schools
 3.3%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
3rd Grade English Language Arts (Hillcrest Elementary)62.152.6
 9.5%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Oak Harbor School District)52.750.5
 2.2%
   3rd Grade English Language Arts (Washington)55.449.1
 6.3%
3rd Grade Math (Hillcrest Elementary)62.160.3
 1.8%
   3rd Grade Math (Oak Harbor School District)53.350.3
 3%
   3rd Grade Math (Washington)5850.9
 7.1%
4th Grade English Language Arts (Hillcrest Elementary)69.369.6
 0.3%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Oak Harbor School District)61.459.8
 1.6%
   4th Grade English Language Arts (Washington)56.950.6
 6.3%
4th Grade Math (Hillcrest Elementary)68.663.3
 5.3%
   4th Grade Math (Oak Harbor School District)57.553.2
 4.3%
   4th Grade Math (Washington)5447.2
 6.8%
All Grades English Language Arts (Hillcrest Elementary)65.861.2
 4.7%
   All Grades English Language Arts (Oak Harbor School District)5954
 5%
   All Grades English Language Arts (Washington)59.653.5
 6.1%
All Grades Math (Hillcrest Elementary)65.561.8
 3.7%
   All Grades Math (Oak Harbor School District)47.539.1
 8.4%
   All Grades Math (Washington)48.940
 8.9%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students521456
 12.5%
African American1714
 17.6%
American Indian01
Asian2325
 8.7%
Hispanic8465
 22.6%
Pacific Islander23
 50%
Two or More Races6761
 9%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients27.3%24.6%
 2.7%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that school and district boundary data are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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