Hamilton Elementary School

  • Hamilton Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hamilton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Hamilton Elementary School's student population of 468 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students468 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hamilton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hamilton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#4849 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 CA.
Diversity Score0.360.64
This chart display the diversity score of Hamilton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanford Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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I would love this school. My son has been there since kindergarten and is now going into 3rd grade. The staff is wonderful and the teachers are excellent and will really work with the students as well as the parents! The quality of the academics is wonderful. I couldn't ask for a better school. What they do lack is parent involvement with the PTC community. It'll really help if the parents became more involved.
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