Best Public Schools in Hamilton, MI


The Hamilton Community Schools district in Hamilton, Michigan consists of 5 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 1 high school, and 1 alternative virtual school. Overall, the district performs well, with several standout schools that rank highly in the state and have strong academic outcomes.

Hamilton High School and Hamilton Middle School are the district's top performers, ranking 180 and 127 respectively out of all Michigan high schools and middle schools. Both schools have 4- and 5-star ratings and excel in areas like graduation rates, test scores, and low chronic absenteeism. In contrast, the Hamilton Virtual School stands out with much lower academic performance, higher absenteeism, and a concerning 5.8% graduation rate.

At the elementary level, Hamilton Elementary School is a top performer, ranking 133 out of 1,470 Michigan elementary schools and earning a 5-star rating. It has strong proficiency rates in ELA and math. However, Bentheim Elementary School lags behind in academic performance, suggesting an area for the Hamilton Community Schools district to address. Overall, the district provides a quality education, though the virtual school model appears to be an ongoing challenge.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Michigan Department of Education.

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