Hamilton West-watson High School

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2720 S Clinton Ave

Trenton, NJ 08610

(609) 631-4168

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,320

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Hamilton West-watson High School

As an English-speaking, native-born American, who is the proud parent of an immigrant child who needed ESL assistance throughout middle school, Hamilton West made every effort to have my daughter tracked through A-level classes and to encourage her to enjoy her high school athletics (swim team, field ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/19/09

This school is great. The students are great and the teachers and administration are great. The people that come here everyday are like one big family.

Posted by a parent on 11/28/08

My son goes to West. I went to West and my daughter will go next year. My sons English teacher was especially dedicated to helping him this year. I can't say enough about her. It's a great school. I hate when people say its 'unsafe'. We live in the suburbs not the inner city.

Posted by a parent on 07/23/08

This school does not lack in discipline, in fact the administrators take very good care of that. I did all four years at this school and barely ever got away with anything. It's a great school, teachers care about the students very much, as well as coaches, and administrators. Hamilton West is a very ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/11/08

Hamilton west is a great experience for my daughters. I was uneasy at first sending them there, but they excel wonderfully. They love their teachers and are extremely happy with the finally growing music program. They have many fond memories and experiences from West.

Posted by a parent on 03/27/08

Lacks strong discipline. Students do as they please during school day.

Posted by a parent on 11/11/07

Loads of extra curricular activities for students. Class break down to allow students achieving at different abilities get the most out of their school day. Communication with my daughters guidance counselor is awesome. He always makes himself available. Overall I'm very pleased with the school.

Posted by a parent on 11/09/07

Ok school. AP classes available. Caters more to the average student. Athletics are ok. Music and art are available.

Posted by a student on 04/28/06

My daughter and son go to West and they love it. It's a wonderful facility. They feel safe there, which reassures myself as well as the other parents.

Posted by a parent on 03/05/05

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Test scores for Hamilton West-watson High School

HSPA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hamilton West-watson High School
Hamilton Township School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math. The HSPA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Trenton schools — Hamilton West-watson High School is located at 2720 S Clinton Ave, Trenton NJ 08610. 2720 S Clinton Ave is in the 08610 ZIP code in Trenton, NJ The school district for Hamilton West-watson High School is the Hamilton Township School District. Hamilton West-watson High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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