USA Arizona, USA
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Hamilton High School

Established: 1998

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    3886
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Established in 1998, Hamilton High School is a strong academic, extra-curricular, and athletic contender in the Phoenix area. It is recognized as one of the top AP scholar schools in the state and has over 30 AP courses.

FACILITIES
Hamilton High has a beautiful campus with large classrooms. On campus facilities include a library, auditorium, gymnasiums, a football stadium and a state-of-the-art heated swimming pool.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Hamilton is a Division 1 member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA), with many championship awards in various sports. International Students in grades 9-11 can participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports teams.
The arts department consistently receives superior recognition; with an outstanding fine arts facility and program offerings many options for students to perfect their talents.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The class of 2015 had 12 National Merit Finalists and 12 National Commended Scholars. Additionally, they had 44 National AP Scholars in 2015. In the past, Hamilton High School was recognized by Newsweek magazine as one of the top high schools in America. It also received the Siemens Award in 2006 as the number one Advanced Placement High School for Math and Science in Arizona.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The city of Chandler is located minutes away from downtown Phoenix. International high school students will enjoy the convenient city life of Chandler.

Visit School Site: Hamilton High School
Visit City Site: Chandler, Arizona

Famous Alumni

Tony Cascio, MLS player with Orlando City SC
Madison Esteves, Miss Arizona 2015
Eric Farris, former MLB player with the Milwaukee Brewers
Dontay Moch, Toronto Argonauts, linebacker
Mitch Nay, baseball player
Hannah O'Sullivan, 2015 U.S. Women's Amateur Golf champion
Kylee Saunders, Japanese-American pop star
Terrell Suggs, Baltimore Ravens defensive end / linebacker

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 30 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:20
Average Class Size
28
SAT Average
1240
ACT Average
22.6
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sports Medicine, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Acting, Art - Introduction, Ceramics, Company Dance, Digital Photography and Design, Drama, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Film Academy, Graphic Design, Multimedia, Photography, Sculpture, Stage Craft, Studio Art - Drawing, Studio Art: 2D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Technical Theater, Theater Arts
Music
Band, Band - Concert, Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Choir, Choir - Concert, Concert Orchestra, Guitar, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Men's Choir, Music Theory, Music Theory - Introduction, Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Women's Choir
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, German Language and Culture, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Physics 1, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Research, Seminar, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
Chinese, French, French Language and Culture, German, Spanish, Spanish for Spanish Speakers
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Decathlon, Astronomy Club, Ballroom Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, Chess Club, Choral, Color Guard, Computer Club, Culinary Club, Fashion Club, Fitness Club, Flag Football, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Educators of America (FEA), Key Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Muslim student union, News agency, Science Olympic Club, Symphonic Orchestra
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-18
ELTiS Required
215
TOEFL Required
70
TOEFL Junior Required
N/A
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Applications deadline May 1. All Asian students need to be interviewed by the Boston office first.

Testimonials

I learned that if I am open to everyone around me, giving out love, sharing, and communicating, I will receive back a lot of love and knowledge from a totally different culture.

Anh T.

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