Hamilton Middle School

4801 Waukesha St
Madison, WI 53705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
5.00 (1 review)
Hamilton Middle School serves 792 students in grades 6-8.
Hamilton Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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 792 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamilton Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,025 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hamilton Middle School is 0.54, 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
#152 out of 2025 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
66%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hamilton Middle School is West High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spring Harbor Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Van Hise Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison Van Hise Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-5 | 408 students
    0.1 miles
    4747 Waukesha St
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-4800
    0.1 K-5 408
  • Madison Midvale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 446 students
    0.8 miles
    502 Caromar Dr
    Madison, WI 53711
    (608) 204-6700
    0.8 PK-2 446
  • Madison Stephens Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    1.0 miles
    120 S Rosa Rd
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1900
    1 PK-5 578
  • Madison Spring Harbor Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 265 students
    1.2 miles
    1110 Spring Harbor Dr
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1100
    1.2 6-8 265
  • Madison Crestwood Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    1.3 miles
    5930 Old Sauk Rd
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 204-1120
    1.3 PK-5 344

School Reviews

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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.
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