Hamilton Middle School

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8600 E Dartmouth Ave

Denver, CO 80231

(720) 423-9500

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 860

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

37 Parent Reviews for Hamilton Middle School

I'm very happy with all the new positive changes taking place at Hamilton. The new principle is doing a great job and Hamilton's teachers are wonderful. Hamilton offers the IPM program, athletics and has an amazing arts program that includes band, theatre and dance.

Posted by a parent on 10/30/13

This school is rebuilding and on it's way to the top. With a unified student body, teaching teams across multiple programs, and a superb Administration, everyone is happy and learning. Hamilton Middle School is a school with excellence in Academics, Arts, and Athletics. Students are constantly challenged ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/13

What a difference a new principal makes in a few short months. Mr. Dawkins and his staff have worked tirelessly to turn this school around and it is showing. He cares about the education of ALL STUDENTS in the building whether they chose IPM or the PEAK program. It is very refreshing to see staff ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/30/13

Wow! What renaissance since last year. Everybody is smiling! It's hard to believe it's the same school. Many new enthusiastic teachers. An all new administration, including a kid, parent and teacher friendly principal who puts kids first and is dedicated to making Hamilton the best school in the state. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/14/13

We are in our third year at Hamilton, and my two kids continue to have a wonderfully dynamic educational experience at this DPS school. The team teaching approach incorporated at the school ensures that kids don't slip through the cracks. My kids are challenged academically while being given the freedom ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

Hamilton Middle School in Denver is a different school today than it was one short year ago. I'm amazed how a change in leadership has made such a difference. I know the sticks and bricks are the same, but it even LOOKS better. However, the real metamorphosis is in the attitude of the faculty, staff, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/07/13

I spent my three middle school years in the IPM program at this school, and I loved it. That academics are great, the teachers really care, and I learned so much. I'm now in the IB program at George Washington and I love it. However, the segregation between IPM and PEAK is awful. However, last year, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/01/13

Hello! I am currently and Eighth Grader at Hamilton Middle, and I love it! The new principal, Mr. Dawkins has come in and flipped everything around in the best way possible! But, DO NOT send your child into the new PEAK Program, the IPM program offers outstanding oppurtunities and academics, and the ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/31/13

This school is absolutely horrible. I went here for 6th and 7th grade. I had to move because of the bullying and segregation problems. The principal and teachers stand by and act as if their is nothing wrong with students mentally hurting other students. The 2 years I spent at hamilton were the worst! ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/30/13

My child started attending Hamilton this year and has went completely downhill. He went from being a normal every day child to a child that I am struggling on a day to day basis to figure out how to deal with properly. His academic work has suffered, his attitude is horrible, and there are other troubling ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/13

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Test scores for Hamilton Middle School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hamilton Middle School
Denver Public Schools No. 1
* In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Denver schools — Hamilton Middle School is located at 8600 E Dartmouth Ave, Denver CO 80231. 8600 E Dartmouth Ave is in the 80231 ZIP code in Denver, CO The school district for Hamilton Middle School is the Denver Public Schools No. 1. Hamilton Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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