Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School

400 Union Street
South Weymouth, MA 02190
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School serves 351 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School's student population of 351 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#415 out of 1666 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
67%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeymouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School is Rockland Senior High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John W Rogers Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ralph Talbot (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Weymouth Ralph Talbot Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 248 students
    0.8 miles
    277 Ralph Talbot Street
    South Weymouth, MA 02190
    (781) 335-7250
    0.8 K-4 248
  • South Weymouth Thomas V Nash Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 203 students
    1.9 miles
    1003 Front Street
    South Weymouth, MA 02190
    (781) 340-2506
    1.9 K-4 203
  • Weymouth William Seach Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 318 students
    2.4 miles
    770 Middle Street
    Weymouth, MA 02188
    (781) 335-7589
    2.4 K-4 318
  • Rockland John W Rogers Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 649 students
    2.6 miles
    100 Taunton Avenue
    Rockland, MA 02370
    (781) 878-4341
    2.6 5-8 649
  • Rockland Memorial Park Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 283 students
    2.6 miles
    1 Col Brian Duffy Way
    Rockland, MA 02370
    (781) 878-1367
    2.6 K-4 283

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