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4801 Waukesha St

Madison, WI 53705

(608) 204-4620

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 766

Students Per Teacher: 9

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8 Parent Reviews for Hamilton Middle School

Hamilton is a good school. Mrs Rittman is a really nice teacher, the bus rides are awful though, and I have to wait forever outside at 7 in the morning for the bus to come and most of the time its late, other than that Hamilton is a great school

Posted by a student on 02/17/10

Hamilton is a great school. The hallways are a bit rowdy and a little bit too narrow. You'll definitely get squished when school is out for the day, going to the lunchroom and transitioning between classes. Some of the teachers rocks, like my sixth grade teachers, Ms. Haase and Ms. Bauer. They're perfect ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/16/09

This school is ok overall. I agree with the 'ten' rating, but many things could be changed. First of all, there is no school transportation included, students have to pay for, and take, special public transportation [city busses]. The after school programs are good, but the school does not do a good ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/19/09

Speaking as a student in Hamilton, I'd have to say it's okay. The after-school activities are nice, and most of the teachers are great, but the halls are noisy in between classes. The lunchroom is also ear-splitting, and riding the bus is rough, and there are not many seats. There is also a good deal ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/06/08

High academic standards, with plenty of afterschool activities and club. Very involved parent community.

Posted by a parent on 02/22/06

I think Hamilton is a good school for very independent students who have good study habits and students who have severe disabilities but for a student like my son who's somewhere in the middle, smart but not totally motivated, and is currently in 8th grade at Hamilton, I've not been overly impressed. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/05

A very good school. One of my two students needed special ed.; the service they provide and the care they showed were superb.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/04

Most of the teachers at this school are pretty good, there are some real clunkers but that's to be expected anywhere. Mr. Nyugen is great.

Posted by a parent on 03/19/04

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Test scores for Hamilton Middle School

WSAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hamilton Middle School
Madison Metropolitan School District
* In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Madison schools — Hamilton Middle School is located at 4801 Waukesha St, Madison WI 53705. 4801 Waukesha St is in the 53705 ZIP code in Madison, WI The school district for Hamilton Middle School is the Madison Metropolitan School District. Hamilton Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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