Hamilton Elementary School

Hamilton Elementary School serves 454 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Hamilton Elementary School operates within the Schenectady City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 454 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 454 students
Hamilton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hamilton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Hamilton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hamilton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Hamilton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
12%
9%
Hamilton Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
21%
25%
Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
39%
18%
Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
24%
46%
Hamilton Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
4%
1%
Hamilton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hamilton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.74 0.36
Hamilton Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
82%
42%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
3%
5%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,374 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,150 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Schenectady City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
2
Number of Students Managed 9,921 926
Schenectady City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $162 MM $29 MM
Schenectady City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $190 MM $30 MM
Schenectady City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,374 $23,859
Schenectady City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $19,150 $24,841
Schenectady City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mohonasen Senior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mont Pleasant Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Delano Roosevelt Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • SchenectadyFranklin Delano Roosevelt Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 1-6 | 122 students570 Lansing St
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)881-3970
    0.51-6122
  • SchenectadyMont Pleasant Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 811 students1121 Forest Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)370-8160
    0.57-8811
  • SchenectadyPleasant Valley School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 513 students1097 Forest Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)881-3640
    0.5KG-6513
  • SchenectadyMartin Luther King School
    Magnet School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 659 students918 Stanley St
    SchenectadyNY 12307
    (518)370-8360
    0.9KG-8659
  • SchenectadyVan Corlaer School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 481 students2310 Guilderland Ave
    SchenectadyNY 12306
    (518)370-8270
    0.9KG-6481

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