PROFICIENCY 39% 4% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Tuscaloosa County

Hillcrest High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tuscaloosa County" in Tuscaloosa, AL. There are a total of 1,312 students and 73 teachers at Hillcrest High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 417 free lunch students and 104 reduced lunch students.

Hillcrest High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.0%, which is 4% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch417
Reduced lunch104


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment182
Taking some courses182
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses98
Passing no courses73

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 Hillcrest High School, there are a total of 182 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 182 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School18%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60%

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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Hillcrest High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 53.7% 64.8% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 43.2% 27.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 0.9% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 4.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 1.9% 1.7% 3.1%

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Hillcrest Middle School42%0.2Tuscaloosa, AL
Englewood Elementary School48%1.8Tuscaloosa, AL
Skyland Elementary School20%2.7Tuscaloosa, AL
Southview Middle School16%2.7Tuscaloosa, AL
Southview Elementary School24%2.7Tuscaloosa, AL
Woodland Forrest Elementary School32%4.0Tuscaloosa, AL
Northington Elementary School20%4.3Tuscaloosa, AL
Univ Place Elementary School25%4.4Tuscaloosa, AL
University Place Middle School15%4.4Tuscaloosa, AL
Central High School14%4.8Tuscaloosa, AL
Martin L King Jr Elementary School25%4.8Tuscaloosa, AL
Paul W Bryant High23%5.3Tuscaloosa, AL

Tuscaloosa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,5639291
Median age28.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%57%55%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Education level achieved in Tuscaloosa

Completed 8th grade85.8%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.2%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.1%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.0%1.3%
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