About Hampshire Middle School

    • Hampshire Middle School is directly aligned to District 300’s central mission: to ensure all students are college or career ready upon graduation. 

      Hampshire Middle School is located in Hampshire, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb in northern Kane County. Our school is approximately 7.8 miles southwest of the Interstate 90 and Route 47 interchange. Hampshire has a population of 23,301, according to the United States Census. 

      Hampshire Middle School serves 1,037 students from the communities of Elgin, Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, Pingree Grove, and West Dundee. Our primary feeder pattern schools include Gilberts Elementary, Hampshire Elementary, and Wright Elementary. We celebrate our diverse student population: 


      Total Enrollment 1037 Caucasian 65.4% African American 2.8% Hispanic 22.2% Asian 5.3% American Indian 0.1%

      Pacific Islander 0.1%  2+ races 4.2% Low Income 21.3% Disabilities 14.3% English Learners 3.7% Homeless 0.3%


      Hampshire Middle School is part of District 300, the 6th largest school district in Illinois based on student enrollment. District 300 serves over 23,000 students and covers 118 square miles in northern Illinois. The district includes 15 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools, 1 kindergarten through 8th grade school, 1 early childhood center, and 1 alternative school. 

Fast Facts

      • Mascot: Whip-Pur
      • School Colors: Purple / White
      • Year Built: 1948

Maps and Directions

    • Directions:

      560 South State Street, Hampshire, IL 60140

      From the intersection of Route 72 and State Street, go north on State Street two blocks to the school.