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Hillside High School
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  • Public, Magnet
  • DURHAM, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade B+
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Hillside High School is a public, magnet school located in DURHAM, NC. It has 1,475 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 31% of students are at least proficient in math and 32% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
32%
Percent Proficient - Math
31%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1020
149 responses
Average ACT
21
152 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$74,710
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,296
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$316,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
55%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 74 responses
  • Football Games
    19%
  • Being able to experience new things.
    18%
  • Step Show
    16%
  • Fish Frys
    11%
  • Drama
    8%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Learning more about the events
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,475
Free or Reduced Lunch
99%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,354
Teachers in First/Second Year
21.2%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 33 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 33 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 33 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,350 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 34 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 34 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 34 responses

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