Hamilton Elementary School

1501 E 8th St
Sanford, FL 32771
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 669 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Hamilton Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hamilton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Hamilton Elementary School's student population of 669 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
669 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Hamilton Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#2094 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Hamilton Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
48%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Hamilton Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
45%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
18%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hamilton Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.68
This chart displays the diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamilton Elementary School's ranking?
Hamilton Elementary School is ranked #2094 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Hamilton Elementary School often compared to?
Hamilton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Midway Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Hamilton Elementary School?
669 students attend Hamilton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Hamilton Elementary School students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamilton Elementary School?
Hamilton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Hamilton Elementary School offer ?
Hamilton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Hamilton Elementary School part of?
Hamilton Elementary School is part of Seminole School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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