Hamilton Elementary School

1091 Webster St

Schenectady, NY 12303-1738

Grades: KG-6

437 students

Hamilton Elementary School serves 437 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Hamilton Elementary School operates within the Schenectady City School District.

Overview

The student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 437 students
Hamilton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Hamilton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hamilton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 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 16:1 13:1
Hamilton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
13%
8%
Hamilton Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2013)
Hispanic
21%
24%
Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
39%
19%
Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
26%
47%
Hamilton Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.73 0.36
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.
88%
41%
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.
4%
7%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,790 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,830 is less than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,470 is less than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Schenectady City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 9,790 1,015
Schenectady City   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $171 MM $29 MM
Schenectady City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $177 MM $29 MM
Schenectady City   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,830 $21,692
Schenectady City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,470 $21,514
Schenectady City   School District 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 Grades Students
  • SchenectadyPleasant Valley School
    Magnet School
    1097 Forest Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)881-3640
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 506 students                      
  • SchenectadyMont Pleasant Middle School
    1121 Forest Rd
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)370-8160
    0.5 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 818 students                      
  • SchenectadyFranklin Delano Roosevelt Elementary School
    570 Lansing St
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)881-3970
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 156 students                      
  • SchenectadyKatherine Burr Blodgett Early Child Center
    520 Bradt St
    SchenectadyNY 12303
    (518)881-3700
    0.8 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 108 students                      
  • SchenectadyVan Corlaer School
    2310 Guilderland Ave
    SchenectadyNY 12306
    (518)370-8270
    0.9 mi | Gr. 1-6 | 429 students                      

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