Hamilton Elementary School

1091 Webster St

Schenectady, NY 12303-1738

Tel: (518)881-3720
Grades: KG-6

403 students

Hamilton Elementary School serves 403 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Hamilton Elementary School operates within the Schenectady City School District.

Overview

The student population of 403 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 403 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Students by Grade Hamilton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Asian
16%
8%
Hispanic
23%
23%
Black
32%
19%
White
26%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Hamilton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity 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.
0.76 0.35
Hamilton Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
81%
42%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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%
7%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,821 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Schenectady City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 9,821 1,324
Schenectady City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $171 MM $29 MM
Schenectady City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $177 MM $29 MM
Schenectady City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,830 $21,692
Schenectady City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,470 $21,514
Schenectady City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Pleasant Valley School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SchenectadyPleasant Valley School
    Magnet School
    1097 Forest Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)881-3640
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | 496 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • SchenectadyMont Pleasant Middle School
    1121 Forest Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)370-8160
    0.5 mi | 561 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • SchenectadyFranklin Delano Roosevelt Elementary School
    570 Lansing St
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)881-3970
    0.5 mi | 163 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • SchenectadyKatherine Burr Blodgett Success Academy For Middle School
    1121 Forest Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)370-8160
    0.8 mi | 63 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • SchenectadyVan Corlaer School
    2310 Guilderland Ave
    SchenectadyNY 12306
    (518)370-8270
    0.9 mi | 443 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Schenectady, NY 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 0.48, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Schenectady is Howe Early Childhood Educational Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.