Hamilton Elementary School

1091 Webster St
Schenectady, NY 12303
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hamilton Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hamilton Elementary 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 28% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Hamilton Elementary School's student population of 460 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Hamilton Elementary 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 Hamilton Elementary School is 0.78, which is more 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
#3912 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
20%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.780.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchenectady City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hamilton Elementary School is Mohonasen Senior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mont Pleasant Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Schenectady Mont Pleasant Middle School Math: 8% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 679 students
    0.5 miles
    1121 Forest Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 370-8160
    0.5 6-8 679
  • Schenectady Pleasant Valley Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 434 students
    0.5 miles
    1097 Forest Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12303
    (518) 881-3640
    0.5 PK-5 434
  • Schenectady Dr Martin Luther King School Junior Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    0.9 miles
    918 Stanley St
    Schenectady, NY 12307
    (518) 370-8360
    0.9 PK-5 561
  • Schenectady Van Corlaer Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
    0.9 miles
    2310 Guilderland Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12306
    (518) 370-8270
    0.9 PK-5 389
  • Schenectady William C Keane Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 352 students
    1.3 miles
    1252 Albany Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 881-3960
    1.3 PK-5 352

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