Hamilton Middle School

Public 6-8

 8600 East Dartmouth Avenue
       Denver, CO  80231-4204


(720) 423-9500

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District: School District No. 1

SchoolDigger Rank:
290th of 366 Colorado Middle Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $12,879 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  16.2
Number of students:  765

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
47.7%
White:
24.7%
African American:
17.9%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  68.9%

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Compare Details Hamilton Middle School ranks worse than 79.2% of middle schools in Colorado. It also ranks 15th among 19 ranked middle schools in the School District No. 1. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 25.04. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Hamilton Middle School is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (47.7%), White (24.7%), African American (17.9%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 68.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Hamilton Middle School is 16.2. 24 middle schools in the School District No. 1 have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Hamilton Middle School is $12,879, which is the 12th highest among 19 middle schools in the School District No. 1.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Hamilton Middle School:

SchoolDigger ranks Hamilton Middle School 290th of 366 Colorado public middle schools. (See Hamilton Middle School in the ranking list.)

School District No. 1:

SchoolDigger ranks School District No. 1 28th of 83 Colorado school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Hamilton Middle School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CO State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 70.75 95th 336 71.7%
2005 66.24 115th 340 66.2%
2006 62.76 123rd 346 64.5%
2007 58.36 153rd 360 57.5%
2008 60.41 134th 362 63.0%
2009 61.25 150th 377 60.2%
2010 62.82 148th 409 63.8%
2011 62.43 159th 422 62.3%
2012 62.25 165th 425 61.2%
2013 59.14 184th 454 59.5%
2014 66.63 143rd 461 69.0%
2015 70.47 93rd 436 78.7%
2016 57.43 145th 400 63.8%
2017 50.82 181st 424 57.3%
2018 39.77 239th 418 42.8%
2019 32.02 292nd 458 36.2%
2021 25.04 290th 366 20.8%

Data source: test scores: Colorado Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Colorado Department of Education

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by a parent
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Open Quote I've been very pleased with our experience at Hamilton so far. My daughter loves it and she's doing well academically. I love fact that they're becoming an IB accredited school and all the emphasis they place on the IB learner profile, holding scholars to high academic standards and attitudes. I like the teachers and admin staff I've interacted with. Sports teams are great and they do great academic assemblies like inviting prominent authors to speak. Overall I feel positive about Hamilton and I believe it's on the up and up, compared to past years that were apparently a low point. Close Quote


by a student
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Open Quote I am now in college, but I went to Hamilton. I did not like the school. The environment was weird, it was the only school I was ever bullied in, and the disparity between TAP and IPM was enormous.

If I had to do it again, I would not go here. Close Quote


by a parent
Sunday, January 10, 2010

Open Quote Our son started Hamilton March of last year and is doing alot better becuase of the staff at Hamilton. The staff really cares for the students and shows it whenever I go to visit the school or help at the school. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Hamilton Middle School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 161 104 10 117 0 n/a n/a 0 392
1989 223 145 12 216 0 n/a n/a 0 596
1990 239 159 11 298 1 n/a n/a 0 708
1991 237 162 11 313 1 n/a n/a 0 724
1992 242 171 15 333 1 n/a n/a 0 762
1993 229 186 19 388 2 n/a n/a 0 824
1994 236 157 22 464 1 n/a n/a 0 880
1995 256 134 26 515 0 n/a n/a 0 931
1996 256 134 26 515 0 n/a n/a 0 931
1997 324 185 28 455 4 n/a n/a 0 996
1998 440 137 41 110 24 n/a n/a 0 752
1999 511 192 40 119 34 n/a n/a 0 896
2000 564 185 51 130 25 n/a n/a 0 955
2001 563 203 53 145 35 n/a n/a 0 999
2002 613 192 43 149 38 n/a n/a 0 1035
2003 613 192 43 149 38 n/a n/a 0 1035
2004 583 192 43 169 36 n/a n/a 0 1023
2005 522 178 39 168 24 n/a n/a 0 931
2006 488 214 50 205 11 n/a n/a 0 968
2007 469 227 52 214 6 n/a n/a 0 968
2008 487 236 55 196 13 n/a n/a 0 987
2009 447 206 55 237 21 n/a n/a 0 966
2010 467 202 48 238 13 n/a n/a 0 968
2011 392 177 37 312 3 0 56 0 977
2012 383 155 34 292 4 6 47 0 921
2013 335 157 36 279 7 5 45 0 864
2014 332 159 38 291 11 6 38 0 875
2015 339 167 32 303 9 0 41 0 891
2016 339 149 39 335 3 2 50 0 917
2017 306 178 41 359 4 1 56 0 945
2018 251 174 41 371 6 1 45 0 889
2019 196 172 40 360 5 1 43 0 817
2020 189 137 30 365 2 3 39 0 765

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Hamilton Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 392 31.3 12.5 n/a
1989 596 42.3 14.0 35.7
1990 708 47.1 15.0 45.3
1991 724 53.1 13.6 40.7
1992 762 52.3 14.5 50.9
1993 824 48.3 17.1 52.4
1994 880 52.2 16.9 52.8
1995 931 51.7 18.0 60.4
1996 931 51.7 18.0 60.4
1997 996 45.2 22.0 51.1
1998 752 39.4 19.1 22.5
1999 896 39.2 22.9 20.3
2000 955 50.0 19.1 25.1
2001 999 51.5 19.4 23.9
2002 1035 56.0 18.5 24.1
2003 1035 56.0 18.5 24.1
2004 1023 51.2 20.0 29.4
2005 931 44.2 21.1 30.1
2006 968 46.9 20.6 35.8
2007 968 45.0 21.5 40.7
2008 987 47.6 20.7 41.7
2009 966 49.0 19.7 40.2
2010 968 47.4 20.3 44.4
2011 977 49.7 19.6 52.7
2012 921 46.1 19.9 49.5
2013 864 37.2 23.2 52.5
2014 875 44.7 19.5 55
2015 891 54.0 16.5 54.2
2016 917 49.0 18.7 57.9
2017 945 56.5 16.7 64.6
2018 889 54.9 16.1 69
2019 817 50.5 16.1 71.6
2020 765 46.9 16.2 68.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Hamilton Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 392 31.3 12.5 n/a
1989 596 42.3 14.0 35.7
1990 708 47.1 15.0 45.3
1991 724 53.1 13.6 40.7
1992 762 52.3 14.5 50.9
1993 824 48.3 17.1 52.4
1994 880 52.2 16.9 52.8
1995 931 51.7 18.0 60.4
1996 931 51.7 18.0 60.4
1997 996 45.2 22.0 51.1
1998 752 39.4 19.1 22.5
1999 896 39.2 22.9 20.3
2000 955 50.0 19.1 25.1
2001 999 51.5 19.4 23.9
2002 1035 56.0 18.5 24.1
2003 1035 56.0 18.5 24.1
2004 1023 51.2 20.0 29.4
2005 931 44.2 21.1 30.1
2006 968 46.9 20.6 35.8
2007 968 45.0 21.5 40.7
2008 987 47.6 20.7 41.7
2009 966 49.0 19.7 40.2
2010 968 47.4 20.3 44.4
2011 977 49.7 19.6 52.7
2012 921 46.1 19.9 49.5
2013 864 37.2 23.2 52.5
2014 875 44.7 19.5 55
2015 891 54.0 16.5 54.2
2016 917 49.0 18.7 57.9
2017 945 56.5 16.7 64.6
2018 889 54.9 16.1 69
2019 817 50.5 16.1 71.6
2020 765 46.9 16.2 68.9

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Hamilton Middle School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $738 (5.7%) $12,141 (94.3%) $12,879

Data source: Colorado Department of Education




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Colorado Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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