South Hamilton Elementary School

404 Blaine St
Jewell, IA 50130
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, South Hamilton Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 5% in IA
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Hamilton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

South Hamilton Elementary School's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
364 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

South Hamilton Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Hamilton Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#29 out of 1233 schools
(Top 5%)
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85-89%
64%
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85-89%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Hamilton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
87%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.24
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Hamilton Elementary School's ranking?
South Hamilton Elementary School is ranked #29 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are South Hamilton Elementary School often compared to?
South Hamilton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hubbard-radcliffe Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend South Hamilton Elementary School?
364 students attend South Hamilton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of South Hamilton Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Hamilton Elementary School?
South Hamilton Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Hamilton Elementary School offer ?
South Hamilton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is South Hamilton Elementary School part of?
South Hamilton Elementary School is part of South Hamilton Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 80-89% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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