Alexander Hamilton Elementary School

Tel: (219)962-1824
Grades: 1-6

249 students

Alexander Hamilton Elementary School serves 249 students in grades 1-6.
Minority enrollment is 55% 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.

Overview

The student population of 249 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-6
Total Students 249 students
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2011)
Students by Grade Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of : has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 17:1
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2011)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Asian (1994-2009)
Hispanic
42%
9%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
13%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Black (1991-2012)
White
45%
71%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.62 0.45
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
73%
41%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,586 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Lake Station Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,586 1,517
Lake Station Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $21 MM
Lake Station Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $18 MM
Lake Station Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,618 $13,002
Lake Station Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,793 $11,056
Lake Station Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is River Forest Junior Senior High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kipp Lead Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John I Meister Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Lake County, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Lake County is Gurnee School District 56 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.