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Hamilton High School is a public school in Chandler, Arizona. It has 3,413 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 90% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 746 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

3700 South Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 812-7600

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 746 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There are club activities all the time. There's information posted on walls and students promote their clubs with information tables or during lunch
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Participating in a sport at Hamilton is what you want to do as a student. The athletic facilities and coaches help you become the player you want to be.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Compared to places I've been and people I have seen going through rough time Hamilton is the best with cracking down on drug and alcohol abuse, and resources are always available and ready for anyone who is in need of them, and they also have the best nurse I have seen in the past three schools I have attended. Drug use and alcohol use is very low here, somewhat noticeable yes, but much less than I have experienced in the past two to three years. It's really safe, and there are plenty of security guards as well as school cops who work during all school hours.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The students tend to be more rude and mean, even though there are a good amount of those who aren't that way. The teachers are amazing, and really the experiences that I've had there this whole year I am thankful for, they helped show me that I can till make it, yes with harder work, but in the end it's all worth it. I've had amazing amounts of support from teachers to counselors alike and honestly it has saved me. I hope I will be graduating from this school, yet this may not occur due to housing issues coming up at the end of next year, yet I am still immensely grateful.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Food: The cafeteria set up and cleanliness factor is very above excellent, the only thing that bothers me somewhat is the shortness of lunch, but I have come to understand due to scheduling issues it has to be that way, not just for students, but teachers as well. The menus are full of variety when it comes to food choice, yet some foods do not (to my personal taste) taste good, while others do taste excellent.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.00 Imagine Charter Middle School at West Gilbert Public, Charter
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Chandler High School 4 mi. 3,175
3.66 Basha High School 5 mi. 2,330
3.33 Mesquite High School 6 mi. 2,491
3.66 Perry High School 5 mi. 2,128
3.33 Corona del Sol High School 7 mi. 2,387

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


Grade 9 27.2%
Grade 10 25.3%
Grade 11 24.0%
Grade 12 23.5%

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 72 responses

  • 74% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 14% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 16% Sports
  • 16% Diversity of students
  • 11% The Kimberly Story
  • 9% School Activities
  • 9% Academic Prestige
  • 8% Football Games
  • 8% The people
  • 6% Ap english 11 teacher
  • 6% The equipment in the classes
  • 4% Honors English 10 Teacher, Mrs. Carr
  • 4% AP Biology- Ms. Hatch
  • 1% Teachers
  • 1% Academics
  • 1% Mr. Marshall Naruto cosplay
  • 1% Watching the We the People Team lose state
  • 1% Math 2-3, Mrs. Sutaria

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 25% Dress code
  • 13% Not the best teachers
  • 12% Student to teacher ratio is terrible
  • 12% The allocation of funds
  • 9% Some of the kids are very selfish and mean.
  • 8% Parking lot, traffic into school makes late for cl
  • 6% Students
  • 6% Some classes are too easy
  • 4% On level classes wont prepare students for college
  • 2% Class equipment
  • 2% Mr. Daniels' jokes
  • 1% Blatant Favoritism for STEM classes

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 48 responses

  • 23% Athletics
  • 23% Football team
  • 15% Athletics and Educational Opportunities
  • 13% Our school is newer and is very athletic
  • 4% Football
  • 4% We put all your tax dollars into football.
  • 2% Our school is newer.
  • 2% Support and guidance

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 33% Crowded and diverse
  • 23% Crowded
  • 23% Diverse
  • 15% Amazing
  • 2% Crowded
  • 2% Organized
  • 2% Lassitution
  • 0% Ennui

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 33% Don't be shy, it's huge, & don't stop in halllway
  • 16% Work hard and find a good group of friends
  • 12% Teachers are always there to help
  • 10% There are way too many people in the hallways
  • 8% Ask others who has already attend in this school
  • 6% Don't stop in middle of hallway
  • 4% Forget about dreams; it's all about rank.
  • 4% Don't try to fit in with the wrong people.
  • 4% It is huge!
  • 2% You're on your own

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 9% I love everything about this school.
  • 79% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.