PROFICIENCY 59% 13% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Davidson County
0%Nashville
52%Tennessee

Hillsboro High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Davidson County" in Nashville, TN. There are a total of 1,198 students and 70 teachers at Hillsboro High, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Hillsboro High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.0%, which is 13% higher than the Tennessee average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1198
Teachers70
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment292
Taking some courses158
Taking some courses (not tests)96
Passing some courses66
Passing no courses78

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Hillsboro High, there are a total of 292 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 158 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All53%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All65%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School65-69%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Hillsboro High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTennesseeNational
Caucasian 36.6% 31.8% 66.6% 51.1%
African American 53.7% 43.1% 21.8% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 4.1% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.8% 19.7% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.9% 1.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
John Trotwood Moore Middle School62%0.9Nashville, TN
Julia Green Elementary84%1.2Nashville, TN
Glendale Elementary90%1.7Oak Hill, TN
West End Middle School59%1.9Nashville, TN
Eakin Elementary59%2.0Nashville, TN
Metro Nashville Virtual School65%2.0Nashville, TN
Harris-hillman Special Education75%2.2Nashville, TN
Murrell School10%2.6Nashville, TN
Carter-lawrence Elementary32%3.0Nashville, TN
John Overton High55%3.0Oak Hill, TN
Rose Park Middle School71%3.1Nashville, TN
H. G. Hill Middle School50%3.1Nashville, TN

Nashville demographics profile

StatisticNashvilleTennesseeNational
Population7936,548,009318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)87615391
Median age30.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)30%57%55%
Speak English88%93%79%
Speak Spanish8%4%13%

Education level achieved in Nashville

IndexNashvilleTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade92.2%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college75.6%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.2%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.2%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Hillsboro High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.