Hamel is part of the Edwardsville Community School District #7 and the site of the district's newest grade school building, the Hamel Grade School, constructed in 1969. The school offers grades Kindergarten through third. Students in grades fourth and fifth attend school at Worden Elementary School. Students in the area attend Edwardsville Middle School for grades sixth through eighth, and the Edwardsville Sr. High School, the newest school building, completed in 1997, for grades ninth through twelfth.
In addition, Hamel area students have the option of Christian Education at the Trinity/St.Paul Lutheran School. Trinity/St. Paul offers education for grades Kindergarten thorough eighth. And Metro East Lutheran High School, located in Edwardsville, for grades ninth through twelfth.
St. Boniface Catholic SchoolSt. Mary's SchoolMarquette Catholic High School
Colleges/Universities Nearest to Hamel:SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGELEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGESAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUSSAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEYUNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK
111 S. Old US Route 66 PO Box 345 Hamel, IL 62046 Phone: 618.633.2484 - Fax: 618.633.1846618-633-2777 Police Department