Fort Hamilton High School

8301 Shore Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11209 | (718) 748-1537
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 7,805
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 7,805 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jo Ann Chester

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 7,805
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 192.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 40.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 2,312 (29.6%)
  • Females: 5,493 (70.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fort Hamilton High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.1%
Black2192.8%
Asian1,20015.4%
Hispanic1,38717.8%
White4,99163.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fort Hamilton High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade2,74935.2%
10th Grade3,41943.8%
11th Grade6878.8%
12th Grade5717.3%
Ungraded3794.9%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
64.0%
District:
61.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
79.0%
District:
78.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
6.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 41-50%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
57.0%
District:
52.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
10.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Fort Hamilton High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 15, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Fort Hamilton High School is a great school, the teachers are there to help as much as you let them. They have awesome programs. I will never forget the great teachers and forever friends whom I still keep in contact with after graduating.

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