Hamilton Middle School

Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Hamilton Middle School serves 512 students in grades 5-8.
Hamilton Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Hamilton Middle School's student population of 512 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hamilton Middle School is 0.19, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#666 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
90%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.190.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hamilton Middle School is Hamilton High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marion County Alternative School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hamilton Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamilton Hamilton High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 514 students
    0.2 miles
    211 Aggie Ave
    Hamilton, AL 35570
    (205) 921-3281
    0.2 9-12 514
  • Hamilton Hamilton Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 601 students
    0.8 miles
    784 10th Ave Sw
    Hamilton, AL 35570
    (205) 921-2145
    0.8 PK-4 601
  • Hamilton Marion County Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 3 students
    1.7 miles
    188 Winchester Dr
    Hamilton, AL 35570
    (205) 952-9083
    1.7 5-12 3
  • Guin Marion County High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 250 students
    11.7 miles
    8115 Us Highway 43
    Guin, AL 35563
    (205) 468-3377
    11.7 7-12 250
  • Guin Guin Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 242 students
    11.8 miles
    7980 U S Highway 43
    Guin, AL 35563
    (205) 468-3433
    11.8 PK-6 242

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