Hamilton Elementary School

  • Hamilton Elementary School serves 488 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Hamilton Elementary School operates within the Schenectady City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 488 students has grown by 21% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 488 students
Hamilton Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hamilton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Hamilton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Hamilton Elementary School Student 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 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Hamilton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
12%
9%
Hamilton Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
24%
25%
Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
36%
18%
Hamilton Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
20%
45%
Hamilton Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Hamilton Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
2%
Hamilton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
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.
0.76 0.37
Hamilton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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%
45%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
2%
6%
Hamilton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Schenectady City School District's student population of 9,733 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,659 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,263 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Schenectady City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
2
Number of Students Managed 9,733 935
Schenectady City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $185 MM $31 MM
Schenectady City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $181 MM $30 MM
Schenectady City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,659 $32,940
Schenectady City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,263 $31,547
Schenectady City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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