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Hillcrest School (leave a review)
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+1 (732) 246-0170

500 Franklin Blvd

Somerset, New Jersey


About Hillcrest School
Prekindergarten - 4th Grade

Hillcrest School is one of 9 schools in the Franklin Township Public School District of New Jersey.

Hillcrest School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 4th Grade. Compared to other schools in New Jersey, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 423 students.

The number of teachers at Hillcrest School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Hillcrest School is $46,883, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of $68,978.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance 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 School 423$16,14810$46,8830.74
Franklin Middle School (0.26 miles) 1056$11,8929$45,9240.70
MacAfee Road School (0.84 miles) 418$13,33912$48,2420.71
Mckinley Community School (0.96 miles) 974$14,69013$73,7270.34
Conerly Road School (1.07 miles) 422$13,39913$70,9940.74
Greater Brunswick Charter School (1.41 miles) 386$114110.32

Hillcrest School

Number of pupils423
Funding per pupil$16,148
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$46,883
Diversity index0.74

Franklin Middle School (0.26 miles)

Number of pupils1056
Funding per pupil$11,892
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$45,924
Diversity index0.70

MacAfee Road School (0.84 miles)

Number of pupils418
Funding per pupil$13,339
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$48,242
Diversity index0.71

Mckinley Community School (0.96 miles)

Number of pupils974
Funding per pupil$14,690
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$73,727
Diversity index0.34

Conerly Road School (1.07 miles)

Number of pupils422
Funding per pupil$13,399
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$70,994
Diversity index0.74

Greater Brunswick Charter School (1.41 miles)

Number of pupils386
Funding per pupil$114
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.32
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Rankings within New Jersey
There are 2,603 schools in New Jersey. Rankings don't always go up to 2,603 because some schools have missing data.
1331stlargest school
1023rdhighest number of FTE teachers
580thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2349thhighest average teaching salary
767thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1146thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
35thhighest diversity index
860thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2.5 hours

1st Grade - 4th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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