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Hillside High School

Durham, NC


Hillside High School
3727 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC  27707
Phone: 919-560-3925
Durham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,281
Type: Regular School  
Hillside High School

Hillside High School


Metro Area Ranking

#24
Metro Area High School Ranking: Hillside High School is ranked #24 out of 27 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (11th percentile). Cick the link to see all 27 high schools.


State Ranking

#441
Statewide High School Ranking: Hillside High School is ranked #441 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (17th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Hillside High School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Durham County, NC. Hillside High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,281 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

71.6
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Hillside High School had a Student Growth Score of 71.6. This placed Hillside High School in the 43rd percentile of 2368 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 15 29th 17.3
Math 16.5 22nd 18.8
Reading 16.1 24th 18.9
Science 16.2 26th 18.6
Writing 5 33rd 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Hillside High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 39% - Level 1
 39% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 4 (Solid)
 22% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 29% - Level 2
 29% - Level 2
 34% - Level 1
 34% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 57% - Level 1
 57% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 481
Math 462
Composite Score 942
SAT Participation Rate 53 %

Hillside High had an average SAT score of 942 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #219 out of 478 NC high schools (54th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Hillside High was 53% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 81% - Hillside High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 81% - Hillside High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 76%
 Black - 76%
 Hispanic - 20%
 Hispanic - 20%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 White - 2%
 White - 2%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Hillside High School for the 2017-2018 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2017-2018 school year. Rankings for Hillside High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Hillside New Tech High School 2 0.0 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
W G Pearson Elementary School 2 0.4 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Fayetteville Street Elementary School 1 0.8 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
James E Shepard Middle School 1 0.9 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Pearsontown Elementary School 10 1.5 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
J D Clement Early College High School 10 1.5 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
R N Harris Elementary School 4 1.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
C C Spaulding Elementary School 1 1.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Burton Elementary School 4 2.0 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Middle College High School at DTCC 9 2.0 miles Durham, NC Regular 11-12
Southwest Elementary School 5 2.0 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Rogers-Herr Middle School 8 2.2 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Hope Valley Elementary School 4 2.2 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
Sherwood Githens Middle School 3 2.3 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Morehead Montessori Magnet School 7 2.5 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Lakewood Montessori Middle School 8 2.6 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Lakewood Elementary School 1 2.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Eastway Elementary School 1 2.8 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Y E Smith Elementary School 1 2.8 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Durham's Performance Learning Center 1 2.9 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12