Alexander Hamilton Elementary School

Tel: (973)292-2190
Grades: 3-5

259 students

Alexander Hamilton Elementary School serves 259 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School operates within the Morris School District.

Overview

The student population of 259 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 259 students
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 12:1
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
9%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
25%
23%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
10%
17%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
51%
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.
0.59 0.92
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.
28%
29%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,153 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
School District Name Morris School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 4,153 983
Morris   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $104 MM $20 MM
Morris   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $100 MM $19 MM
Morris   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,750 $20,414
Morris   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,920 $19,395
Morris   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Morristown High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Regional Day School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sussex Avenue Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Morristown Morristown High School
    50 Early St
    Morristown , NJ , 07960
    (973)292-2000
    0.2  mi  |  1351  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Morristown Sussex Avenue Elementary School
    125 Sussex Ave
    Morristown , NJ , 07960
    (973)292-2250
    0.5  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Morristown Lafayette Learning Center
    Special Education School
    31 Hazel St
    Morristown , NJ , 07960
    (973)292-2222
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Morristown Hillcrest Elementary School
    160 Hillcrest Ave
    Morristown , NJ , 07960
    (973)292-2240
    0.9  mi  |  187  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Morristown Unity Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1 Evergreen Place
    Morristown , NJ , 07960
    (973)292-1808
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  Pre-K-8

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Morristown, NJ 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 0.41, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Morristown is Lafayette Learning Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.