Disston Hamilton School

6801 Cottage St, Philadelphia, PA 19135 | (215) 335-5661
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 798
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 798 elementary school students from grades KG-8
  • Ranks 732nd out of 875 middle schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Making Progress in School Improvement 2
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Roberta Besden
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 798
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 393 (49.2%)
  • Females: 363 (45.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 3 (0.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 360 (45.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 363 (45.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Disston Hamilton School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black24731.0%
Asian243.0%
Hispanic18322.9%
White30137.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Disston Hamilton School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten637.9%
1st Grade789.8%
2nd Grade8911.2%
3rd Grade789.8%
4th Grade8010.0%
5th Grade8410.5%
6th Grade10613.3%
7th Grade10413.0%
8th Grade11614.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
49.2%
District:
80.0%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Dropout Rate
School:
2.3%
District:
4.1%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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