Alexander Hamilton Elementary School

Alexander Hamilton Elementary School serves 260 students in grades 1 - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IN average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School operates within the Lake Station Community s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 260 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-6
Total Students 260 students
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
37%
10%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
10%
12%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
50%
71%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.27
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
76%
41%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
8%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Lake Station Community s School District's student population of 1,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,532 in this district is less than the state average of $12,273. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,075 is less than the state average of $10,163. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Lake Station Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,488 1,472
Lake Station Community s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $19 MM
Lake Station Community s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $16 MM
Lake Station Community s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,532 $12,273
Lake Station Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,075 $10,163
Lake Station Community s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is River Forest Junior Senior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gary Career Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John I Meister Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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