Welcome to Hillcrest Elementary

Hillcrest Elementary is located in Catonsville, which is a community in the SW region of Baltimore County.  Student enrollment for last school year was approximately 840 students.  Hillcrest presents with a diverse student population including 30% minority students, 24 % FARM students and 11% special education students. 


Results from state based MSA assessments have been consistently high in both reading and math for all subgroups of students across all grade levels.  Hillcrest has been recognized at local and state levels for outstanding student achievement results. The school met AYP standards for all MSA assessment years. 


The PTA at Hillcrest is an active force in the community.  Many evening and weekend activities are sponsored by the PTA and planned by collaborative groups of parents and teachers. Hillcrest enjoys the support of community sponsors including UMBC, CCBC and Notre Dame College. 

Congratulations to Isabelle Wilson, the winner of the Draw Hedgie Contest! Check out the gallery in the students section to see the other finalists! Great job!
Hedgie Winner

Congratulations to the Hillcrest Black Saga team who placed 3rd in the state competition over the weekend!

Lydia L.
Sara B.
Phoebe R.
Lilly Q.
Meg S.
Nate P.
James R.
Shenan R.
Allison K.
Abby S.
Carter S.

The Hillcrest Vision

Hillcrest Elementary is a Professional Learning Community committed to the achievement of all students.  Through an integrated holistic approach students will develop personally, socially, and academically, in order to thrive in a global society.


Terry McVey, Principal
Peter Schmidt, Assistant Principal
Denise Kelley, Assistant Principal