Hamilton Elementary School
Hamilton Elementary School serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hamilton Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
Hamilton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Hamilton Elementary School's student population of 481 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hamilton Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#388 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
This is a small school with tremendous parent involvement. Looking forward to increased fine arts/foreign language opportunities during school hours.
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