HAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL

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2040 DIXWELL AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514
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Phone: 203-407-2040
School Information
  • School Rating: 2
  • 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: 12839
  • 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 (4291 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (109 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-02-01
    "My experience at this has been not so great. If my school had more programs for student then I would have had an better experience."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-02-01
    "As a public school, it didn't receive a lot of funding and therefore had many infrastructure problems. The teachers were also not particularly terrific."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-02-01
    "There are many advanced placement courses offered in addition to the leveling system already in place. However, students don't really learn much from these courses or retain the information they have learned."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-02-01
    "Teachers in my school aren't the best in the area, although they do help students as much as they can. Some teachers are way more friendly than others are and care a little more than others."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-02-01
    "Many teachers simply do not know how to teach; by this, I mean that they simply read words off of a PowerPoint or note sheet and do not offer any elaboration on the topics being covered. Some teachers are also highly inconsistent in grading, such as in more subjective areas like English and history."
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