Hamilton Elementary School
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Hamilton Elementary School
Hamilton Elementary School is a vibrant and diverse learning community located in the heart of downtown. We are proud to serve students from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Our dedicated staff provides a safe, nurturing environment that encourages academic excellence and personal growth.
At Hamilton Elementary School, we believe in creating a positive learning environment that is both challenging and supportive. Our teachers are committed to providing a rigorous curriculum that meets the needs of all students. We also offer a variety of enrichment activities, such as art, music, physical education, and language classes.
We are proud to be part of a positive school culture that values collaboration and respect. Our students are encouraged to take ownership of their learning and to demonstrate respect for one another. We strive to create an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all.
At Hamilton Elementary School, we are committed to helping each student reach their full potential. We believe that every student has the right to a quality education, and we are dedicated to providing the resources and support they need to succeed.
2807 Fairmount Ave.
San Diego, CA 92105
K – 5
Overview Hamilton Elementary School
Hamilton Elementary School serves 451 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Hamilton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year. The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1. Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Hamilton Elementary School
Hamilton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.