Hillcrest Community School

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9301 Thomas Rd S

Minneapolis, MN 55431

(952) 681-5300

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 440

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for Hillcrest Community School

I have so many good things to say about Hillcrest, it is hard to pick just a few so to summarize how I feel about our school all I can say is that every time I go to the school I walk out saying to myself how lucky my family is to have such a wonderful school. I leave feeling happy that my kids are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/01/13

Hillcrest is an amazing school. I cannot say enough great things about the staff and families at Hillcrest. The leadership is excellent and the Artful Learning program is both challenging and fun for students. We feel so lucky to be a part of this community.

Posted by a parent on 03/13/13

Hillcrest teachers are attentive to each and every child's academic and social needs. We have two children that attended Hillcrest after leaving a private school. Both were behind in their reading skills. Yet, after one year at Hillcrest they both achieved scores at or above grade level expectations. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/13

I had a hard time knowing which selection to choose from the drop down menu, since I am both a teacher at Hillcrest and parent of two students of my own who attend the school. What I don't have a hard time with is stating what an absolutely wonderful experience my family has had with Hillcrest! All ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/24/13

I have three children who attend this school and I have found it to be a complete family. The principal knows all about my kids, but he also knows every child in the building. My kids are challenged in their education, and the focus on art integration has broadened their horizons. When at Chicago ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/06/13

We have two children at this school and couldn't be happier. There are so many opportunities for them to be challenged and engaged in learning. There is a vibe at this school that is hard to describe. The teachers are caring they go out of their way to connect with our kids. The principal greets ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/06/13

LOVE Hillcrest : ) Great teachers. Great families. So glad we found this place for our kids!

Posted by a parent on 03/21/12

My son was accepted in this school, he attended for three months. What a horrible school, he had a very bad teacher, arrogant, no patient , zero respect. I would advice people of color not to consider this school. I am glad I took my son out that school. We are very happy at the school we are in right ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/05/12

My child was offered an opportunity to attend Hillcrest. We were excited about the schools ratings and thought it would be a great place for our child to attend. If I have any concerns about this school, its diversity. I m sure a lot of parents find it to be a great place and have good experiences. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/05/12

We were not happy with this school, its sad because when we got selected we were so happy, but then it was awful! Hillcrest is NOT for everyone. Good Luck!

Posted by a parent on 01/27/12

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MCA-II* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hillcrest Community School
Bloomington Public School District
Minnesota
* In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and math in grade 11. The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Minneapolis schools — Hillcrest Community School is located at 9301 Thomas Rd S, Minneapolis MN 55431. 9301 Thomas Rd S is in the 55431 ZIP code in Minneapolis, MN The school district for Hillcrest Community School is the Bloomington Public School District. Hillcrest Community School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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