Fort Hamilton High School

4.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
8301 Shore Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Fort Hamilton High School serves 4,580 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher 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 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Fort Hamilton High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Fort Hamilton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Fort Hamilton High School's student population of 4,580 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 225 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4,580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers225 teachers
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School Comparison

Fort Hamilton High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Fort Hamilton High School is 0.71, which is equal to 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
#568 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
27%
9%
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Hispanic
31%
27%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
36%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.710.71
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Graduation Rate
75%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #20 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fort Hamilton High School is High School Of Telecommunications Arts And Technology (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ps/is 104 Fort Hamilton School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 185 Walter Kassenbrock (0.4 miles away)
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  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
Nice school, very academically challenging, but way too crowded.
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I think Fort Hamilton is an excellent school. I attendend from 1996 to 2000. They have many versitile class offerings. Some of my favorites when I was there were potery and cooking classes. They also have a wonderful pool that the students get to make use of as well. I had a lot of good teachers when I was there and some of them really had an impact on my life.
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