Alexander Hamilton High School (Milwaukee)

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Alexander Hamilton High School
6215 West Warnimont Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53220
United States
Coordinates 42°58′42″N 87°59′26″W / 42.97833°N 87.99056°W / 42.97833; -87.99056Coordinates: 42°58′42″N 87°59′26″W / 42.97833°N 87.99056°W / 42.97833; -87.99056
School type Public High School
Motto ""
Established 1966 (1966)
School district Milwaukee Public Schools
Principal Rosana Mateo
Grades 9 through 12
Enrollment 1,700
Color(s) Green and Gold
Mascot Wildcat
Newspaper Esprit (defunct)
Yearbook The Diplomat

Alexander Hamilton High School (also known as Milwaukee Hamilton) is a public high school located at 6215 West Warnimont Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Milwaukee's far southwest side. Named after the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, the building was opened in February 1966, with about 450 second-semester sophomores from Pulaski High School. During the 2012–2013 school year enrollment was about 1700.[1]


Hamilton has five programs leading to career, college, or armed forces readiness: Business and Finance, Communications Technology, Medical and Laboratory Sciences, JROTC, and Honors/Advanced Placement. Hamilton also has its own student-run branch of Educators Credit Union.

A minimum of 22 credits are required to graduate.[2] Students can graduate with as many as 29 credits.

Hamilton High School

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

Hamilton High School sign

Hamilton's clubs include:

  • Army JROTC
  • Asian Club
  • Band
  • Debate/Forensics
  • DECA
  • Drama
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • Humanities
  • Latino Unidos (Spanish club)
  • Letterwinners
  • National Honor Society
  • Prom committee
  • Renaissance (for students with good academics)
  • School yearbook
  • Senior board
  • Stage crew
  • Student Council


In athletics Hamilton competes at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division I level as a member of the Milwaukee City Conference. Athletics at Hamilton include:

  • Baseball
  • Boys' basketball
  • Girls' basketball
  • Boys' cross country
  • Girls' cross country
  • Football
  • Boys' golf
  • Boys' soccer
  • Girls' soccer
  • Softball
  • Boys' swimming
  • Girls' swimming
  • Boys' tennis
  • Girls' tennis
  • Boys' track
  • Girls' track
  • Girls' volleyball
  • Wrestling

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ WSN Wisconsin Sports Network, Milwaukee Hamilton Wildcats.
  2. ^ Hamilton High School, [ About Hamilton]
  3. ^ Stewart, Mark (April 10, 2014). "Hamilton's Kevon Looney not resting on laurels". The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Archived from the original on November 22, 2014. 

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