40201 Hamilton Road
Hamilton, MS 39746
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Hamilton High School serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Hamilton High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Hamilton High School's student population of 579 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hamilton High School is 0.28, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#166 out of 816 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
12%
48%
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White
84%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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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 MS.
Diversity Score
0.28
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Hamilton High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hamilton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   5/7/2020
Good facilities and great teaching.
- Posted by Parent - Della Hamilton

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 579 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28

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