Hamilton High School

  • Hamilton High School serves 708 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Hamilton High School's student population of 708 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students708 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Hamilton High School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hamilton High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hamilton High School is 0.04, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#556 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
36%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hamilton High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
98%
22%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hamilton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.040.55
This chart display the diversity score of Hamilton High School and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-74%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Hamilton High School and public school graduation rate of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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