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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Hillsdale Community Schools is a public school district located in Hillsdale, MI. It has 1,338 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 33% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.
About Hillsdale Community Schools...
Address
30 South Norwood Ave
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Telephone
(517) 437-4401
Website

Hillsdale Community Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
33%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1150
22 responses
Average ACT
26
28 responses
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Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,338
Free or Reduced Lunch
60.6%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,846
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$13,835,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,159/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    29%
  • Other
    6%

Hillsdale Community Schools Reviews

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Hillsdale Community Schools provides a well-rounded experience for students in academics, fine arts, and atheletics. The Hillsdale High School is ranked in the top 10% nationally for college readiness. Both the middle school and high school have been recognized as Reward Schools for academic accomplishments by the State of Michigan, as recently as 2016 for Davis Middle School. There are lots of musical options and fine arts programs for students at all levels. The after-school clubs and programs offer a variety of activities from sewing, cooking, chess club, computers, and community service/philanthropy groups. The sports programs are diverse with multiple state championship teams and individual performances.
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Most teachers here at hillsdale do a tremendous job with preparing their students for college. The teachers work with students well and make school fun! There are many opportunities to join a club or a sport that you belong with. And the overall school spirit is amazing and makes going to school and school events very exciting.
Hillsdale is an amazing, diverse place where every person is accepted. It is a school that has opportunities for everyone. The teachers are open and willing to help with anything, be it schoolwork or personal problems. There are plenty of sports and clubs that anyone can join to further their high school experience, and it truly is a school where any person can find where they belong.