Hamilton High School

1363 E Person Ave
Memphis, TN 38106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 643 students in grades 9-12, Hamilton High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • : 62% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hamilton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hamilton High School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
643 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,761 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hamilton High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TN)
#1756 out of 1761 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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2%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hamilton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
6%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hamilton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Hamilton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
13%
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Black
94%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hamilton High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
n/a
60%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
0.12
This chart display the diversity score of Hamilton High School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
62%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Hamilton High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hamilton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamilton High School's ranking?
Hamilton High School is ranked #1756 out of 1,761 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Tennessee.
What schools are Hamilton High School often compared to?
Hamilton High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Melrose High School, Manassas High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
2% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% TN state average), while 6% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% TN state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hamilton High School?
The graduation rate of Hamilton High School is 62%, which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 90%.
How many students attend Hamilton High School?
643 students attend Hamilton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Hamilton High School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamilton High School?
Hamilton High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 15:1.
What grades does Hamilton High School offer ?
Hamilton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Hamilton High School part of?
Hamilton High School is part of Shelby County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • : 62% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TN Dept. of Education

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