Alexander Hamilton High School

98 S Goodwin Ave
Elmsford, NY 10523
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Alexander Hamilton High School serves 475 students in grades 7-12.
Alexander Hamilton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Alexander Hamilton High School's student population of 475 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Alexander Hamilton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alexander Hamilton High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2206 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
50%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
13%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.71
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmsford Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Alexander Hamilton High School is Woodlands Middle/High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alice E Grady Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elmsford Alice E Grady Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-6 | 351 students
    0.0 miles
    45 Cobb Ln
    Elmsford, NY 10523
    (914) 592-8962
    0 2-6 351
  • Elmsford Carl L Dixson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 183 students
    0.3 miles
    22 S Hillside Ave
    Elmsford, NY 10523
    (914) 592-2092
    0.3 PK-1 183
  • Hartsdale Early Childhood Program
    Grades: PK | 125 students
    1.2 miles
    475 W Hartsdale Ave
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
    (914) 949-2745
    1.2 PK 125
  • Hartsdale Woodlands Middle/High School Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 715 students
    1.2 miles
    475 W Hartsdale Ave
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
    (914) 761-6052
    1.2 7-12 715
  • White Plains Richard J Bailey School Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 438 students
    1.5 miles
    33 Hillside Ave S
    White Plains, NY 10607
    (914) 948-8107
    1.5 4-6 438

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