1363 E Person Ave
Memphis, TN 38106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hamilton High School serves 626 students in grades 9-12.
Hamilton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Hamilton High School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
626 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hamilton High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1575 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
10%
Black
97%
22%
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White
n/a
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in TN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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