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
Hamilton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Hamilton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Hamilton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
16%
8%
Hamilton Elementary School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
23%
23%
Hamilton Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
32%
19%
Hamilton Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
26%
48%
Hamilton Elementary School White (1989-2012)
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 0.68
Hamilton Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
81%
42%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 1,136
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: 2012 (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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