Hillcrest High School in Ammon, ID - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,437
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    193 3.5
  • Ranking

Hillcrest High School is a public school in Ammon, Idaho. It has 1,437 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 86% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 193 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2800 Owen St
Ammon, ID 83406
(208) 525-4429

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 193 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Most clubs are great but it seems like nobody participates in them.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: There is a good health program here. The students get great education this area.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The choir and drama and english department are spectacular!
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Its a great High School with great outside programs.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: I had many great experiences with several of them, but most of my experiences were mediocre.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Idaho Falls Senior High School 3 mi. 1,269
2.00 Bonneville High School 4 mi. 1,326
2.33 Skyline Senior High School 5 mi. 1,229
2.66 Rigby High School 14 mi. 905
3.33 Madison Senior High School 27 mi. 1,066

Around Hillcrest High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Hillcrest High School United States Bonneville High School Idaho Falls Senior High School Madison Senior High School Rigby High School Skyline Senior High School
White 87.0% 51.0% 81.0% 74.0% 93.0% 85.0% 70.0%
Hispanic 7.0% 25.0% 15.0% 19.0% 3.0% 12.0% 24.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.0% 3.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.0%
Grade 10 27.2%
Grade 11 22.4%
Grade 12 21.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 71% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 16% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 22% We have an incredible choir teacher.
  • 18% The school spirit is awesome!!!
  • 15% Good science department/teachers
  • 15% We have a good schedule and fun classes
  • 13% Wonderful English department.
  • 8% Drama Department
  • 5% The principal is awesome
  • 3% The math teachers are great

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 38% Everyone is so sheltered and stuck in their groups
  • 17% Students have NO school spirit
  • 14% A lot of the teachers just don't seem to care.
  • 14% Dress code is VERY strictly enforeced
  • 14% A lot of teachers are lazy
  • 3% Very crowded.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 27 responses

  • 41% We have INCREDIBLE school spirit!!
  • 30% Almost entirely caucasian with one religion
  • 15% We have a high academic rigor.
  • 11% The drama department
  • 4% Our sports teams and coaches

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 29% Knights
  • 29% Great opportunities
  • 18% Great atmosphere, decent learning.
  • 18% Preppy
  • 7% If you want to focus bring headphones

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% If you respect teachers, they will like you.
  • 30% If you are a different religion then good luck!
  • 20% Take it seriously but have fun!
  • 5% Be Outgoing!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 21% I love everything about this school.
  • 46% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 33% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.