School Details

Alexander Hamilton Elementary School

2900 Lake Street, Lake Station, IN 46405
(219) 962-1824
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-6 240 students 18 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

79%
74%
85%
66%
70%
79%

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 2014
  • Lake Station Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
82%
82%
70%
82%
79%
68%
68%
78%

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 2014
  • Lake Station Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
76%
78%
90%
94%
86%
69%
74%
67%

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 2014
  • Lake Station Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
74%
78%
91%
93%
82%
50%
62%
64%

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 2014
  • Lake Station Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Alexander Hamilton Elementary School is a public middle school in Lake Station. The principal of Alexander Hamilton Elementary School is Mrs Tara Gordon. 240 children attend Alexander Hamilton Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 8% of the Alexander Hamilton Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 82% of the 240 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Alexander Hamilton Elementary School is 18:1. St Bridget School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 7%
Hispanic 43% 36%
White, non-Hispanic 43% 54%
Multiracial 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.3%
Asian 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 79%
Limited English proficiency 8% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    5 stars Hamilton staff is always there for their students.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have a son and daughter that both go the Hamilton. The teachers and staff are very nice and helpful. They are doing a great job!

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