Patrick Hamilton Elementary School

  • Patrick Hamilton Elementary School serves 268 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Patrick Hamilton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Patrick Hamilton Elementary School's student population of 268 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Patrick Hamilton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Patrick Hamilton Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1949 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
19%
18%
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White
48%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
20%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.52
This chart display the diversity score of Patrick Hamilton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Patrick Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowagiac Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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