Hamilton High School in Chandler, AZ - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,655
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    923 3.9
  • Ranking

Hamilton High School is a public coed school in Chandler, Arizona. It has 3,655 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 92% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 923 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

3700 South Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 812-7000

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 923 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Hamilton has full time security that is always on campus if the school has any function. Security is constantly around if needed and always has the school cameras being monitored. The doors to the outside has security sitting there waiting for visitor to sign in and give them a badge. Hamilton security makes the students feel very safe.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are over 100 different extracurricular opportunities. Each student has the option to start their own club they desire with help from any teacher available. All clubs are open to any student at Hamilton and accepts all students as a whole.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Hamilton has the best athletic and club experiences. All sports and clubs have a unique impact on the students involved. Each athlete or club gives the participate the passion to continue in this club all four years of high school. Being in the clubs help students know what they do and do not like to participate in.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers at Hamilton High School genuinely care about the students they meet every year. Most teachers go above the requirements to teach their students about the subject they have a passion in. Hamilton has truly prepared the students for college courses and the real world.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are so many options at Hamilton, you always have something to do.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Chandler High School 4 mi. 3,123
3.66 Campo Verde High School 5 mi. 2,106
3.33 Mesquite High School 6 mi. 2,016
3.66 Basha High School 5 mi. 2,562
4.00 Perry High School 5 mi. 2,808

Around Hamilton High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Hamilton High School United States Arizona Basha High School Campo Verde High School Chandler High School Mesquite High School Perry High School
White 53.0% 51.0% 40.2% 69.0% 75.0% 38.0% 61.0% 73.0%
Hispanic 20.0% 25.0% 44.6% 15.0% 13.0% 41.0% 22.0% 14.0%
Asian 13.0% 4.8% 2.6% 5.0% 4.0% 6.0% 6.0% 5.0%
African American 8.0% 15.0% 5.1% 6.0% 4.0% 9.0% 6.0% 4.0%
Native American 2.0% 1.1% 5.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.2% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 26.9%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 23.4%
Grade 12 23.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 146 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 121 responses

  • 14% Sports
  • 14% Diversity of students
  • 12% The Kimberly Story
  • 12% School Activities
  • 8% Football Games
  • 7% The people
  • 7% Academic Prestige
  • 4% Ap english 11 teacher
  • 4% Honors English 10 Teacher, Mrs. Carr
  • 3% The equipment in the classes
  • 3% AP Biology- Ms. Hatch
  • 3% Teachers
  • 3% Academics
  • 2% Math 2-3, Mrs. Sutaria
  • 1% Dance
  • 1% Mr. Marshall Naruto cosplay
  • 0% Watching the We the People Team lose state
  • 0% Theatre
  • 0% CTE classes
  • 0% AP English 11 - Mrs. Nieman

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 96 responses

  • 19% Dress code
  • 13% Parking lot, traffic into school makes late for cl
  • 11% Some of the kids are very selfish and mean.
  • 11% The allocation of funds
  • 9% Not the best teachers
  • 8% Student to teacher ratio is terrible
  • 7% On level classes wont prepare students for college
  • 3% Students
  • 3% Some classes are too easy
  • 3% Class equipment
  • 2% Mr. Daniels' jokes
  • 2% Too many students at the school
  • 2% Blatant Favoritism for STEM classes
  • 1% The overwhelming attention to athletics
  • 1% Blatant favoritism for football players
  • 1% Security guards too serious
  • 1% Sometimes you just end up with a bad teacher
  • 1% Some teachers get mad when you ask questions
  • 1% Neglected and lacking fine arts program
  • 0% Not always working in students' best interest

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 120 responses

  • 28% Athletics and Educational Opportunities
  • 17% Athletics
  • 14% Football team
  • 11% EVERYTHING
  • 10% We put all your tax dollars into football.
  • 7% Our school is newer and is very athletic
  • 6% Football
  • 5% Academics
  • 1% Our school is newer.
  • 1% Support and guidance
  • 1% Many diverse opportunities for all students
  • 1% The various amounts of mean cliques

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 124 responses

  • 29% Diverse
  • 28% Crowded and diverse
  • 12% Amazing
  • 12% Crowded
  • 6% Challenging
  • 4% Overpopulated
  • 3% Organized
  • 2% Crowded
  • 2% Amazing school with a diverse student population
  • 1% Lassitution
  • 1% Ennui

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 100 responses

  • 29% Work hard and find a good group of friends
  • 25% Don't be shy, it's huge, & don't stop in halllway
  • 12% Teachers are always there to help
  • 7% There are way too many people in the hallways
  • 7% Ask others who has already attend in this school
  • 5% Don't try to fit in with the wrong people.
  • 4% It is huge!
  • 3% Don't stop in middle of hallway
  • 2% Forget about dreams; it's all about rank.
  • 1% Just breath its overwhelming but you can do it!
  • 1% Get involved! I promise there is something for you
  • 1% Be sure to be ambitious and ready to learn!
  • 1% School is what you make of it not other people
  • 1% Enjoy your time here, have fun, don't stress kid
  • 1% You're on your own

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 107 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 76% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 1% I hate everything about this school.