Hamilton High School

W220n6151 Town Line Rd
Sussex, WI 53089
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 1,532 students in grades 9-12, Hamilton High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,532 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in WI)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 51% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hamilton High School's student population of 1,532 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton High School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hamilton High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
#273 out of 1984 schools
(Top 20%)
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51%
38%
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53%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
78%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
This chart display the diversity score of Hamilton High School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamilton High School's ranking?
Hamilton High School is ranked #273 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Hamilton High School often compared to?
Hamilton High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Arrowhead High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hamilton High School?
The graduation rate of Hamilton High School is 97%, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 87%.
How many students attend Hamilton High School?
1,532 students attend Hamilton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Hamilton High School students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamilton High School?
Hamilton High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Hamilton High School offer ?
Hamilton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hamilton High School part of?
Hamilton High School is part of Hamilton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,532 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 51% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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