Hamilton Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Hamilton Elementary School
Hamilton Elementary School is a vibrant and diverse learning community located in the heart of a thriving city. We are proud to serve students of all backgrounds and abilities, and strive to create a safe and nurturing environment that encourages academic excellence and personal growth.
At Hamilton Elementary School, we believe in providing a high-quality education that focuses on the whole child. Our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of all students, and our faculty and staff are committed to providing a well-rounded education that includes both academic and social-emotional learning. We also emphasize the importance of civic engagement and global citizenship, and strive to provide our students with meaningful opportunities to explore the world around them.
In addition to our rigorous curriculum, Hamilton Elementary School offers a variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports, music, theatre, and art. We also provide a wide range of community programs and activities, including after-school tutoring, mentoring, and service learning projects.
At Hamilton Elementary School, we are committed to helping each and every student reach their fullest potential. We believe that all students should have access to quality education, and we strive to create an environment where students of all backgrounds and abilities can thrive.
784 10th Ave Sw
Hamilton, AL 35570
PreK – 4
Overview Hamilton Elementary School
Hamilton Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Hamilton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Hamilton Elementary School
Hamilton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.