HAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL

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2040 DIXWELL AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514
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Phone: 203-407-2040
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Hamden Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 12:1
  • Students/Grade: 430
  • Number Students: 1720
  • Number Teachers: 200
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 10396
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Gary Highsmith
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (25 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (22 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-03
    "It's horrible. The students are all bad, some teachers don't even teach, and don't even get me started on the food. The school logic is confusing, the school is way too big, and lots of things are inconveniently placed. Plain and simple, don't go to this school!"
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-01
    "Teacher quality: 2/5 School has declined over the past decade. Ranges from subpar to great teachers in the building. It is like a box of chocolates. Principal/Administration: 1/5 Administration created defensive barriers and there is no dialogue or trust between staff and administration. Us vs Them mentality. Administration needs to show leadership. Unfortunately incompetence is rampant amongst some staff and most of administration. Parent Involvement: 2/5 Depends on the level of the child. Ex. 9/AP level parents during open house = no seats available. 5 and 7 level parents = 3-5 parents show up. Parent involvement is key in helping students succeed. This is sad considering it is coming form a teacher who has been here for a decade now."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-21
    "Quality of education at this school seems to have declined during the last four years of my child's attendance, as have administration and overall teacher and parent involvement. Sadly, the town's politics may have a part to play in conditions at the school as well since funds are cut every year so programs and teachers are lost."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-07
    "Hamden High is too big and awful! I attended it for one year and was gland to have moved! I hated everything about it!!! Don't attend Hamdena High at all!!!!!!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-07-29
    "terrible school. dont send your kids here. at least im trying to give an honest review but i cant mention the things i want to because its against conduct."
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