Community, Music Magnet and Dual Language School
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Hillcrest Drive Elementary and Music Magnet is located in the Baldwin Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, a densely populated urban area, in which 95% of all residences are apartments. The school has a 43.5% transiency rate. Operating on a traditional school calendar, the Community School serves grades Transitional Kindergarten through 5th. Approximately 51% of our scholars are Latino. 49% are African American.
In addition to the community school that serves the largest number of students, Hillcrest offers rich and innovative instructional programs including school-within-a-school models in music and foreign language:
Hillcrest is a school-wide Title 1 designation and is currently in Program Improvement status. Community school enrollment is 500 students. The magnet houses approximately 100 students and the dual language program serves another 100 students.
Hillcrest's 5th grade students matriculate into Audubon Middle School or a number of magnet and charter school options.