USA Arizona, USA
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Hamilton High School

Established: 1998

School Facts

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

School Description

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.

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.

Hamilton is a Division 1 member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA), with many championship awards in various sports. State regulations allow international students in grades 9-11 to participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports teams.
The arts department consistently receives recognition. Supported by outstanding facilities, students have many course offerings to perfect their talents.

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.

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


Educatius PDF: Hamilton High School Profile PDF
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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?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
Average Class Size
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling
Acting, Art, Art History, Ceramics, Company Dance, Digital Photography and Design, Drawing, Film Academy, Graphic Design, Multimedia, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - 3D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Theater, Theater, Theater - Technical Theater, Theater Arts
Band, Band - Concert, Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Choir, Choir - Concert, Concert Orchestra, Guitar, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Men's Choir, Music Theory, Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Women's Choir
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French Language and Culture, German Language and Culture, Government and Politics, 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
Chinese, French, 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 Association, News Network, Science Olympiad, Symphonic Orchestra
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
TOEFL Junior Required
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Applications deadline May 1. All Asian students need to be interviewed by the Boston office first.

Real Stories from Real Students:

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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