Hillcrest Elementary School

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30 Marguerite Dr

Oakland, CA 94618

(510) 879-1270

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 330

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Hillcrest Elementary School

I have had the privilege of being a teacher at Hillcrest School for many years. The students at Hillcrest are brilliant, parents are incredibly supportive and dedicated to the success of their children, & the administrator is one of the hardest working leaders I have ever had the pleasure to work with ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/28/13

Hillcrest is such an amazing school! My son is so happy there and I simply love the community and all the amazing resources that are provided to all students. Contrary to the post below, there is NOT an issue with bullying behaviors at Hillcrest School. As a parent who volunteers often at the school, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/16/13

Bullying is an open secret at Hillcrest. There is no policy in place to either prevent or deal with it. The new principal has the mentality of "survival of the fittest" which means the vulnerable are not safe. There is an "anti-snitch" playground policy that only fuels this system of protecting bullies. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/08/13

I currently have a child in the middle school. Hillcrest's strengths include a dedicated group of veteran teachers and extremely involved parents. The school's weaknesses have always included its extremely small size, which limits the range of courses available and can also be socially confining. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/12

Excellent teachers and principal, and lots of support from the parents.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

I have been happy at this school for all of my life. I noticed that from each teacher I've had, i know there has been an extremely significant lesson that I learned for both my future as a student, and a citizen. I am now in the 7th grade at Hillcrest, and couldn't love it and my teachers more. Mrs. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/02/08

i am a student at hillcrest. i love it. my brother loves it. my parents love it. this is a great school! it is fun, all parents are involved and loving it. all students go off to good high school after their time at hillcrest. the school is local for my family and is not an unsafe school. hey, guess ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/07/08

I am a parent at the school and think it is terrific for my kids. I must disagree with the commenter who criticizes the lack of afterschool programs and the administrator. We have a great principal who works tirelessly. Also, the reason that afterschool programs are limited is that there is very limited ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/26/08

Hillcrest purely pwns! I am an 8th grader at hillcrest and I have loved every year of my life there! Go hillcrest Middle school 2007-2008!

Posted by a student on 11/05/07

I am a mother of a 2nd grader at Hillcrest. She has been there since kindergarden. Hillcrest receives the highest test scores in the district. Their academic programs are great because of the huge amount of parent involvement as well as the genuine care and support our children receive from their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/07

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Test scores for Hillcrest Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hillcrest Elementary School
Oakland Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Oakland schools — Hillcrest Elementary School is located at 30 Marguerite Dr, Oakland CA 94618. 30 Marguerite Dr is in the 94618 ZIP code in Oakland, CA The school district for Hillcrest Elementary School is the Oakland Unified School District. Hillcrest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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