Hamilton High School

6215 W Warnimont Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hamilton High School serves 1,561 students in grades 9-12.
Hamilton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Hamilton High School's student population of 1,561 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

Hamilton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hamilton High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2021 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
44%
12%
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Black
38%
9%
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White
11%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.49
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Graduation Rate
79%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hamilton High School is Audubon Technology And Communication High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wedgewood Park School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Wedgewood Park School Math: 26% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 912 students
    0.2 miles
    6506 W Warnimont Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 604-7800
    0.2 6-8 912
  • Milwaukee Honey Creek Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
    0.3 miles
    6701 W Eden Pl
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 604-7900
    0.3 PK-5 403
  • Milwaukee Glenwood Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 316 students
    0.7 miles
    3550 S 51st St
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 545-2280
    0.7 PK-5 316
  • Milwaukee Fairview Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 641 students
    0.8 miles
    6500 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy
    Milwaukee, WI 53219
    (414) 546-7700
    0.8 PK-8 641
  • Milwaukee Whitman Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 412 students
    0.8 miles
    4200 S 54th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414) 604-7700
    0.8 PK-8 412

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