Alexander Hamilton Jr./Sr. High School
A Community of Leaders
Serving Grades 7 through 12
School Begins at 7:45 AM
For 2-Hour Delayed openings, school begins at 9:45 AM
The Elmsford Union Free School District is a thriving community, rich in history and cultural diversity. Located 15 miles north of New York City in Westchester County, Elmsford blends urban conveniences with rural beauty in an area that is marked by the stability of its residents. The Elmsford Union Free School District's pursuit of educational excellence in a caring environment is a goal shared by residents, teachers and school administrators alike. In Elmsford, there is a strong commitment to education. The Elmsford Union Free School District Board of Education works in conjunction with administration and staff to support these educational opportunities for our students. The PTA, an integral part of the school community, is active and involved, and strives to provide enriched learning experiences to our students. One of the community's and school's greatest strengths is the diversity of the population; it is a veritable microcosm of the ethnic, racial, socioeconomic and religious diversity of the United States. This offers the district's students, the chance to learn and develop within a population that is representative of the nation.
Alexander Hamilton High School
Alexander Hamilton is a Junior/Senior High School enrolling 458 students in grades 7 through 12. Alexander Hamilton is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York. It has also been approved and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Our school represents diverse economic and cultural heritages, which add to the multicultural education our students receive. We recognize that each individual has unique abilities, talents, development levels and needs. Our diversity is an asset which enriches the life experience of our school and prepares our students to be competitive in college and their careers. Alexander Hamilton High Schools' program of study is designed to prepare students for transition into college and the workplace by providing a rigorous education. Our school has maintained a strong commitment to the education of all its students based on their individual gifts and needs.
Some programs of interest...
- Block Scheduling (Junior High Only)
- Academic Intervention Services
- Early Release Monday's
- BOCES (Vocational Training)
- Teen Learning Center (TLC)
- Student Assistance Counseling Services
- Sports/Academic Eligibility Program
- Annual College Fair
- Annual Financial Aid Night
- Guidance & Counseling Services
Alexander Hamilton is the first Westchester County High School to become a Professional Development School (PDS). Alexander Hamilton and Manhattanville College have developed a strong partnership that will benefit all involved. The PDS initiative incorporates the Pre K-12 educational experience with colleges to prepare teacher candidates, provide faculty professional development, improve instructional practices, and enhance student learning. This clinical practice will produce a group of teacher candidates who will be ready to face the challenges presented in educating today's youth.