Memphis Schools

Hamilton High


  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Priority School
  • 710 Students
  • 18 Students per Teacher
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:15am – 3:15pm
  • Uniform Required
  • Strong alumni base.
  • Family-oriented school.
  • Hamilton High School school moved from a Level 1 to a Level 5 in numeracy. Hamilton High School was also one of the few schools that made gains in all subject areas on the state's End of Course exams.
  • Hamilton High hit the 93% mark with the TN Promise scholarship applications.
  • Extracurriculars: HHS Choirs, Band, JROTC, Basketball, Football, Honor Society, Student Council, Volleyball, Softball, Baseball, Track and Field, Cheerleaders, Majorettes, Leadership Hamilton, GLEE Club, Polished Pearls, HHS Ambassadors, Skills USA, FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America), FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), Honor Society, Book Club, Robotics Team, and Debate Team
  • Special Education: Functional skills class
  • Parent Involvement: Annual Title I parent night where parents come to discuss school progress and the school improvement plan. Community fairs. There is a family engagement specialist that has several events throughout the school year to keep the parents involved.
  • Tours: Open-door policy where families can schedule tours and visits to the school if there is interest in enrollment. Two open house nights, one in the fall and one in the spring.
  • There is one counselor. The counselor monitors the senior transcripts to ensure they are taking the proper classes in order to graduate. The counselor meets with the seniors once a month to monitor their progress, discuss scholarships available, and to apply for college.
  • Offers Dual Enrollment in college courses
  • Offers Junior ROTC

Enrollment Info

  • If you want to attend this school, but are not zoned to it, you must participate in the General Choice Transfer process. See the Parents' Guide for more info.
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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically85.4% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


Letter Grade
13.8 In 2023, the Average ACT Score for students was 13.8
75.1% In 2023, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 75.1%
1 In 2023, the TVAAS Growth Score showed less than expected growth

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  • 1363 E Person Ave, Memphis, TN 38106

  • South Memphis Neighborhood
  • This school provides transportation
  • Bus transportation provided for zoned students living outside the 2-mile Parental Responsibility Zone.

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