School Details

Hamilton Community High School

903 South Wayne Street, Hamilton, IN 46742
(260) 488-2161
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 225 students 14 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

60%
60%
74%
73%
73%
81%
60%
55%
69%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hamilton Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
73%
76%
70%
70%
81%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hamilton Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

31%
31%
70%
47%
47%
46%
64%
64%
78%

End-Of-Course (ECA)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hamilton Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hamilton Community High School is a public high school in Hamilton. The principal of Hamilton Community High School is Mrs Christy Haupert. 225 children attend Hamilton Community High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 0% of the Hamilton Community High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 32% of the 225 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Hamilton Community High School is 14:1. Angola High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 97% 98%
Multiracial 1% 1%
Hispanic 0.9% 0.5%
Asian 0.4% 0.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 32% 40%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Some of the worst schools in the U.S. The teachers are some of the worst as well. They do not care about the students and want to see you fail. I was a student there for 6 years and it was horrible. I had to go to couseling because i was grabbed by a teacher so hard that it bruised my arm they did nothig about the serious bullying problems they have and the ex principals daughter could get away with anything. The superintendant would do nothing about the issues as well. One last thing the school board president does not care about the school either. His childeren can get away with anything. Whatever you do do not send your children to this school.

  • (2 years ago)

    Hamilton is an outstanding school. In regards to academics for the last several years they have had academic teams that have either placed first or second in state academic competitions. They have small classes and students get individual attention. School atmosphere is also outstanding. Administrators teachers and staff are caring individuals that truly want the best for the students.

  • (4 years ago)

    I trransferred my children for many reasons I have been delighted how they fit in. The teaching staff has been helpful and eventhough my kids left the school they had been raised in they have found a home at this school. The administration has been extremely helpful in preparing my kids for the next step.

  • (7 years ago)

    I am still learning about the Jr/Sr High school policies rules protocol etc.... but from what I have experienced it seems they are all about the children and how they can provide a well rounded curriculum to each child as they need it. I understand Hamilton is still struggling to get funding stronger in the academics but you see in the Elementary and JR/SR High School that it is trying to create better education for our children. .

  • (7 years ago)

    I'm not to empressed with this school once a kid is labeled bad it seems the staff gives up on them makes it totally their resposble for all their school stuff even when they don't understand & got a learning problem very little feed back from teachers they don't let you know that your child is doing poorly until you get their progress report in the mail why wait 4 weeks to let you know the child is getting all f's in class wheres the phone call emails ext.why do they pass a student to the next grade with F's now my child needs to many credits and will not be able to graduate with his class no comunication from this school and the money use it for new books & programs for the students not everyone can afford all cost kids can't go to games & support their school.

  • (8 years ago)

    My children went to Hamilton School for 1 year. I moved them out of the district for a variety of reasons.Staff seemed to be blindsided to the number of problems that exist with the children. The principal is great with kids.

  • (9 years ago)

    I like Hamilton School. We have limited funds and do the best we can with them. The quality of the academic programs are getting better with every year. Due to smaller funds every year we have cut then reinstated many extracurricular activities so we may not always offer every program their is. We do try to offer what the majority wants. The parents are very involved with the schools everyday life. As a parent myself I support my child's activities.

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