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Hillcrest High School is a public school in Idaho Falls Township, Idaho. It has 1,330 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 132 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 132 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Academics: Scheduling wasn't a fun thing to do since the counselors acted like they didn't have time for you and all of the others schedules they had to fix.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Educational Outcomes: I knew how to socialize but I was not at all prepared for he seriousness and workload of college.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: It's hard to be involved in more than one thing because the staff that is in charge look down upon activities that they are not in charge of.
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Administration & Policies: We got a new principal while I was there and everything just went downhill after that.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: People have their own groups and there is no make it all one big group. I've never been to another high school though, so maybe that's how all high schools are.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Sandcreek Middle School Public
3.00 Hillview Elementary School Public
2.66 Ammon Elementary School Public
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0.66 Monticello Montessori Charter School Public, Charter
3.00 White Pine Charter School Public, Charter
3.00 Mountain Valley Elementary School Public
Hope Lutheran School Private, Religious
3.00 Woodland Hills Elementary School Public
Snake River Montessori School Private, Montessori
2.66 Tiebreaker Elementary School Public
Lighthouse Montessori School Private, Montessori
2.33 Falls Valley Elementary School Public
1.66 Theresa Bunker Elementary School Public
1.66 Edgemont Gardens Elementary School Public
1.66 Linden Park Elementary School Public
2.00 Bridgewater Elementary School Public
2.00 Cloverdale Elementary School Public
Lincoln High School Public, Alternative
3.00 Rimrock Elementary School Public
1.66 Clair E. Gale Junior High School Public
1.66 Dora Erickson Elementary School Public
2.00 Longfellow Elementary School Public
2.00 Taylorview Junior High School Public
2.33 Idaho Falls Senior High School Public
2.66 Taylors Crossing Charter School Public, Charter
3.00 Discovery Elementary School Public
2.00 Bonneville High School Public
2.66 Rocky Mountain Middle School Public
Emerson Alternative High School Public, Alternative
2.66 Sunnyside Elementary School Public
Holy Rosary Catholic School Private, Religious
1.66 Hawthorne Elementary School Public
The Small World Preschool Private
Little People's Academy Private
Telford Academy Public, Alternative
2.33 Iona Elementary School Public
1.66 A.H. Bush Elementary School Public
1.66 Temple View Elementary School Public
2.00 Skyline Senior High School Public
1.66 Ethel Boyes Elementary School Public
2.00 Eagle Rock Junior High School Public
1.66 Foxhollow Elementary School Public
2.33 Westside Elementary School Public
2.66 Fairview Elementary School Public
2.66 Ucon Elementary School Public
Riverview Elementary School Public
2.33 Donald J. Hobbs Middle School Public
2.00 Sunrise Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Sandcreek Middle School 0 mi. 791
2.00 Taylorview Junior High School 3 mi. 818
2.33 Idaho Falls Senior High School 3 mi. 1,149
2.00 Bonneville High School 4 mi. 1,273
2.66 Rocky Mountain Middle School 4 mi. 730

Around Hillcrest High School

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


Male 47%
Female 52%


Grade 9 26.4%
Grade 10 26.8%
Grade 11 24.5%
Grade 12 22.3%

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 11 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 43% We have an incredible choir teacher.
  • 21% The school spirit is awesome!!!
  • 21% Wonderful English department.
  • 14% We have a good schedule and fun classes

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 30% A lot of teachers are lazy
  • 30% Students have NO school spirit
  • 20% A lot of the teachers just don't seem to care.
  • 20% Everyone is so sheltered and stuck in their groups

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% We have INCREDIBLE school spirit!!
  • 22% We have a high academic rigor.
  • 11% Almost entirely caucasian with one religion

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 33% Great atmosphere, decent learning.
  • 33% Knights
  • 22% Great opportunities
  • 11% Preppy
  • 0% 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 10 responses

  • 40% 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!
  • 10% Be Outgoing!

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 6 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 50% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 50% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.