Hamilton Elementary School

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1650 W Cornelia Ave

Chicago, IL 60657

(773) 534-5484

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

54 Parent Reviews for Hamilton Elementary School

My boys are now in fifth and second grade and have been at Hamilton since pre-school. We are a neighborhood family and thrilled with how the school has grown. There is a strong commitment to building a well-rounded curriculum that includes technology, fine arts and physical activity. We have one child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/14

The teachers are very dedicated. I do have concerns as to children with special needs and how services are being reduced and sometimes removed, when it's obvious in some cases that services shouldn't be taken away. This is happening within the school lately . I think there should be innovation to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/14/14

The leadership at this school is wonderful. The principal and VP are a great team and provide the teachers and parents ability to determine the sort of school we want. They do tend to the needs and self esteem of the entire child. I have a child in the accelerated program and a child in the standard ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/09/14

I have been though the CPS wringer. 3 schools in 3 years and I can say it was all so I would end up at Hamilton. Great, engaged teachers. Strong, approachable leadership. An arts program that remained strong despite severe budget cuts and PE 5 days a week. I am so grateful to be part of this school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/12/14

It's an amazing school. The curriculum, teachers, and every thing about this school is extra ordinary. My kid and I love everything about it. It is a small school but has everything it is to suppose to have.

Posted by a parent on 10/08/13

We love this school. It runs like a well oiled machine. The teachers are amazing and work really hard. They work long hours and really know the kids. The principal and assistant principal are an amazing team. They address any concerns while keeping things positive. The gifted program gets a lot ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/13

We love Hamilton! We have one kid in and one kid entering in the fall. We TURNED DOWN DECATUR to stay here because our child is excelling in the gifted program. The teachers and principal are warm and nurturing while being challenging so the kids get as much as they can out of their educations. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/13

Under the leadership of Principal Gray and Vice-Principal Luna-Mroz, this school is going from good to great in a hurry. They are both very high energy, and have fostered a great community with excellent parent involvement. The few teachers that were marginal have been swiftly removed - showing that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/13

My son comes home from Hamilton everyday and tells me how much he loves his school. That to me is the most important, to see my son happy. He is in their 2nd grade Gifted Classroom. I look forward to my child's continued quality education at Hamilton. This school in my opinion has far surpassed my expectations ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/17/13

Hamilton is an incredible little school with caring teachers, supportive staff and administrators, involved parents and awesome kids. Both of my kids attend and I'm so happy to see how much they love going to school. The school now has a full-time dance teacher and several parents volunteered to build ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/13/12

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Test scores for Hamilton Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hamilton Elementary School
City Of Chicago Sd 299
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Chicago schools — Hamilton Elementary School is located at 1650 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago IL 60657. 1650 W Cornelia Ave is in the 60657 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Hamilton Elementary School is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Hamilton Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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