Hamilton Elementary School

  • Hamilton Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Hamilton Elementary School's student population of 474 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hamilton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#763 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
32%
This chart display 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
This chart display 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hamilton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.530.67
This chart display the diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
46%
This chart display 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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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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