Hamilton Middle School

4801 Waukesha St
Madison, WI 53705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 688 students in grades 6-8, Hamilton Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 688 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : Top 10% in WI
  • : 66% (Top 10%)
  • : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hamilton Middle School's student population of 688 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,991 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hamilton Middle School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WI)
#109 out of 1991 schools
(Top 10%)
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66%
39%
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65%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
62%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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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 WI.
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Hamilton Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hamilton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamilton Middle School's ranking?
Hamilton Middle School is ranked #109 out of 1,991 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Hamilton Middle School often compared to?
Hamilton Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Spring Harbor Middle School, Badger Rock Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average).
How many students attend Hamilton Middle School?
688 students attend Hamilton Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Hamilton Middle School students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamilton Middle School?
Hamilton Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Hamilton Middle School offer ?
Hamilton Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hamilton Middle School part of?
Hamilton Middle School is part of Madison Metropolitan School District.
In what neighborhood is Hamilton Middle School located?
Hamilton Middle School is located in the University Hill Farms neighborhood of Madison, WI. There are 1 other public schools located in University Hill Farms.

School Reviews

3   4/29/2022
ITS SO NICE, HAS GREAT FUNDING AND WAY MORE DIVERISITY THEN MY SCHOOL IF I LIVED IN MADISON I WOULD GO HERE 1000%
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Maddy Jacquinot
5   3/27/2020
I love Hamilton; I went here when I was a middle schooler. It has such a great environment, and every teacher was so loving and kind.
- Posted by Parent - Adam Levantres

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 688 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 66% (Top 10%)
  • : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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