HAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL

Go back
2040 DIXWELL AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514
Visit this school's website
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: 426.3
  • Number Students: 1705
  • Number Teachers: 200
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 12157
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Clydette Messiah
  • 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
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (4658 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (115 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 23
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "What makes my school unique is the diversity we have in it. There are so many students of different culture that it makes our school different and great because of it."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "On a whole, parent involvement is very minimal. The PTO helps to plan the After-Prom but otherwise their contributions are either unnoticed, or they don't make any. THey aren't at all involved in administration as far as I can tell. However parents seem to take an active role in departmental activities. For example, parents of band students are always helping out with the Pasta Dinner, Mattress Sale, Cookie Dough Sale, and chaperoning for the band trip. The only thing parents don't do is play an instrument, except for that one time. The same with Theater, there are some parents who do a lot and others who do a little but they almost always contribute. Like one parent does the make up for the shows all for free. There are not enough parents who seem to be invested in their child's education though. Teachers are always mentioning how barely anyone comes to the parent teacher conferences."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "There are a lot of fantastic teachers at this school. In fact, two of the teachers who teach civil law and criminal law are retired lawyers. And one of those teachers actually runs the mock trial club. And almost all of the teachers that I've had have had a genuine interest in my education. Of course there are some teachers who don't teach well, but they're few and far-between. But I have had a unique experience as a level 9 (honors) student. When talking to a friend who takes level 5(basic) classes, she said that the teachers infantilize them. There are still a lot of teachers who respect level students, but very often teachers expend all their efforts on the college prep and honors classes (level 7 and 9) and have low expectations for them. But at the same time, many level 5 students are disinterested in school, rambunctious, and don't take class seriously"
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "The overall quality of the teachers is amazing. They are always willing to help a student when they are in a bad grade hole, they always help students one on one to make sure everyone is understanding the topic."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-03-01
    "Some of the teachers lack the motivation to help their students outside of class."
    Page 1 of 23
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    Sources: Maponics, LLC and Onboard Informatics ©2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on in making any home-buying decisions. School information does not guarantee enrollment. Contact a local real estate professional or the school district(s) for current information on schools. This information is not intended for use in determining a person's eligibility to attend a school or to use or benefit from other city, town or local services.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Andre Massiah
    CENTURY 21 Scala Group
    203.­374.9451
    3850 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Lynn Lopa
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­621.8378
    117 North Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    Jeffrey Russo
    CENTURY 21 Clemens & Sons Realty, Inc.
    860.­563.0021
    2264 Silas Deane Highway
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    Rocco Matarese
    CENTURY 21 Clemens & Sons Realty, Inc.
    860.­563.0021
    2264 Silas Deane Highway
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    Fulvio Colantonio
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­228.9425
    17 Main Street
    1st Floor
    Hebron, CT 06248
    Sal Singarella
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­621.8378
    117 North Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    Adrian Cote
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­621.8378
    477 South Broad
    Meriden, CT 06450
    Kristine Sanzo
    CENTURY 21 Clemens & Sons Realty, Inc.
    860.­563.0021
    2264 Silas Deane Highway
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    Debra Walsh
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    203.­619.2797
    1236 Main Street
    Branford, CT 06405
    Jeremy Arotsky
    CENTURY 21 Scala Group
    203.­374.9451
    3850 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Sandra Feery
    CENTURY 21 Clemens & Sons Realty, Inc.
    860.­563.0021
    2264 Silas Deane Highway
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    Jean Boyce
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­839.2407
    117 North Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    Paula Burton
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­621.8378
    117 North Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    Ramazan Trepca
    CENTURY 21 Scala Group
    203.­374.9451
    3850 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Michael Cataldo
    CENTURY 21 Clemens & Sons Realty, Inc.
    860.­563.0021
    2264 Silas Deane Highway
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    Stavros Kourpouanidis
    CENTURY 21 Scala Group
    203.­374.9451
    3850 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Pauline Valenti
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    203.­634.1876
    477 South Broad
    Meriden, CT 06450
    Jeanne Pedroncelli
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­621.8378
    117 North Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    Marc Krystanowicz
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­878.5369
    117 North Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    Lisa Noonan
    CENTURY 21 Scala Group
    203.­374.9451
    3850 Main Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Eddie Siebert
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    203.­634.1876
    477 South Broad
    Meriden, CT 06450
    Joyce Gibson
    CENTURY 21 AllPoints Realty
    860.­621.8378
    117 North Main Street
    Southington, CT 06489
    Iwona Trybun
    CENTURY 21 Clemens & Sons Realty, Inc.
    860.­563.0021
    2264 Silas Deane Highway
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    Curtiss Clemens Sr.
    CENTURY 21 Clemens & Sons Realty, Inc.
    860.­563.0021
    2264 Silas Deane Highway
    Rocky Hill, CT 06067