Middle High School in Hamilton County, IA

South Hamilton Middle and High School

315 Division St, Jewell, IA 50130

Note: The School Review only assigns rankings to Elementary, Middle or High schools. This school does not fit clearly into one of those school classifications and is therefore unranked.

How Good is South Hamilton Middle and High School?

Report Card

A- Academic Results
B Learning Enviroment
B+ School Safety
B+ Overall Grade

South Hamilton Middle and High School is located in Jewell, Iowa. Serving grades 7-12, the school has 365 students and a student–teacher ratio of 14 students per teacher.

This school performs slightly above average when compared to other Iowa schools. South Hamilton Middle and High School received an overall grade of B+ from The School Review. This school is not ranked in the state or county.

The School Review uses U.S. Department of Education school data for our analysis. We take this information and compare dozens of data points to assign every school a grade for academics, safety and learning environment. The overall grade is then computed through a weighted aggregation of those scores. You can read a more detailed description of our grading system on our methodology page.

Academics

A number of factors, including Iowa standardized test scores, are used to calculate a school’s academics grade. South Hamilton Middle and High School performs above average compared to other Iowa middle/high schools for academics. The school's grade for this metric is A-.

Source: IA Standardized Tests
Academics Grade A-
Test Performance Very Good
AP/IB Participation N/A
SAT/ACT Participation N/A
Algebra 1 Passed N/A

Learning Enviroment

To evaluate the learning environment at a school we look at numerous factors such as teacher certifications, experience and chronic absenteeism. South Hamilton Middle and High School performs average compared to other Iowa middle/high schools for learning environment. The school's grade for this metric is B.

Students : Teacher
14
IA Avg. 13
Uncertified Teachers
0%
IA Avg. 0%
New Teachers
12%
IA Avg. 12%
Learning Enviroment Grade B
Student–Teacher Ratio Fair
Student Absenteeism Good
Teacher Absenteeism N/A
Teacher Certifications Excellent
Teacher Experience Good

Safety

A school’s safety grade is determined by inspecting data such as a suspension rates and physical altercations. South Hamilton Middle and High School performs slightly above average compared to other Iowa middle/high schools for safety. The school's grade for this metric is B+.

Safety Grade B+
In-School Suspensions Good
Out-of-School Suspensions Excellent
Physical Altercations Good

Demographics

An overview of the student body of South Hamilton Middle and High School is included below. The demographics of a school are not used as a factor when determining its performance.

Students w/ Disablities
13%
IA Avg. 12%
Free Lunch
22%
IA Avg. 25%
Econ. Disadvantaged
30%
IA Avg. 33%
% Race/Ethnicity
% Male/Female
Total Enrollment 365
Minority Students 50
Diversity Index 15
Students with Disablities 47
Economically Disadvantaged 30%
Limited English Proficiency 1%
Gifted Students 18%

Compare Nearby Schools

In the table below, schools nearby to South Hamilton Middle and High School are included. The table displays The School Review’s score for each of the schools. All Jewell schools can be seen on the Jewell, Iowa schools directory page.

School Overall Grade Academic Results Learning Enviroment School Safety
1 Roland-Story High School A- A- B A
2 Roland-Story Middle School B+ A- B- A
3 Gilbert Middle School A A+ C+ A-
4 Gilbert High School A+ A+ A- A+
5 Webster City Middle School B- C C A+

South Hamilton Middle and High School - Quick FAQ

At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.

  • How many students attend South Hamilton Middle and High School? The school reported 365 enrolled students to the U.S Dept of Education.
  • Is South Hamilton Middle and High School a good school? The school received an overall grade of B+, which means it is slightly above average when compared to similar schools within the state.
  • What school county is South Hamilton Middle and High School in? The school is located in Hamilton County.
  • How can I contact South Hamilton Middle and High School? The school's number is (515) 827-5418. You can visit their website at http://s-hamilton.k12.ia.us.
  • Where is South Hamilton Middle and High School? 315 Division St, Jewell, Iowa 50130
Nearby Schools
Roland-Story High School
1009 Story St Story City, IA 50248
Roland-Story Middle School
206 S Main St Roland, IA 50236
Gilbert Middle School
201 E Mathews Gilbert, IA 50105
Gilbert High School
312 Gretten Gilbert, IA 50105
Webster City Middle School
1101 Des Moines Street Webster City, IA 50595