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Hillcrest Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (318) 255-0550

301 East Kentucky Avenue

Ruston, Louisiana


About Hillcrest Elementary School
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Hillcrest Elementary School is located in the Lincoln Parish district of the state of Louisiana. It is one of 12 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 2nd Grade and has an enrolment of 317 students - compared to other schools in Louisiana, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Hillcrest Elementary School, the average teaching salary of $31,000 is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Hillcrest Elementary School 317$2,028$31,0000.53
Glen View Elementary School (1.3 miles) 579$1,255$32,7200.60
Ruston High School (1.57 miles) 1315$1,44810$26,0150.55
Ruston Elementary School (1.99 miles) 353$1,80411$30,3180.53
A. E. Phillips Laboratory School (2.2 miles) 396$7,07619$62,5940.36
Ruston Junior High School (2.35 miles) 566$1,756$34,1630.52

Hillcrest Elementary School

Number of pupils317
Funding per pupil$2,028
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$31,000
Diversity index0.53

Glen View Elementary School (1.3 miles)

Number of pupils579
Funding per pupil$1,255
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$32,720
Diversity index0.60

Ruston High School (1.57 miles)

Number of pupils1315
Funding per pupil$1,448
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$26,015
Diversity index0.55

Ruston Elementary School (1.99 miles)

Number of pupils353
Funding per pupil$1,804
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$30,318
Diversity index0.53

A. E. Phillips Laboratory School (2.2 miles)

Number of pupils396
Funding per pupil$7,076
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$62,594
Diversity index0.36

Ruston Junior High School (2.35 miles)

Number of pupils566
Funding per pupil$1,756
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$34,163
Diversity index0.52
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
1028thlargest school
1275thhighest average teaching salary
346thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
710thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
382ndhighest diversity index
824thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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