Hamilton School

20 Oak St
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 336 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Hamilton School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hamilton School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hamilton School's student population of 336 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
336 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Hamilton School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hamilton School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3152 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Hamilton School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hamilton School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hamilton School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Hamilton School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Hamilton School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Hamilton School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Hamilton School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
48%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Hamilton School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
46%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Hamilton School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
4%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Hamilton School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Hamilton School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hamilton School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.56
This chart displays the diversity score of Hamilton School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hamilton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hamilton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamilton School's ranking?
Hamilton School is ranked #3152 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Hamilton School often compared to?
Hamilton Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cecil H Parker School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Hamilton School?
336 students attend Hamilton School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Hamilton School students are Hispanic, 46% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamilton School?
Hamilton School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Hamilton School offer ?
Hamilton School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hamilton School part of?
Hamilton School is part of Mount Vernon School District.
In what neighborhood is Hamilton School located?
Hamilton School is located in the North Side neighborhood of Mount Vernon, NY. There are 7 other public schools located in North Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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