Hamden High School

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2040 Dixwell Ave

Hamden, CT 06514

(203) 407-2040

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,720

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

22 Parent Reviews for Hamden High School

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!

Posted by a other on 11/03/13

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/01/13

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/13

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!!!!!!!

Posted by a student on 09/07/13

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.

Posted by a parent on 07/29/12

I graduated HHS 08', i attended for 11th & 12th grade. they have level 5, 7, 9, and some AP classes. i took a mix of these class levels. most of the teachers are good and genuinely care about the students. the biggest problem is that some of the level 5 classes dont expect much from the students and ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/22/10

my daughter and I gratuated from here and its a great school and have great programs .

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

Teachers CARE about their students - an strive to promote an environment that is fun in order to hold the attention of their students!

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

This school is in need of computers and classroom materials.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

A somewhat decent school, it has different levels which is great, however it's hard to get into any of the programming classes due to lack of interest or too much interest, and then the other classes can sometimes be hard to get into, depending on what subject it is, although if you bug the guidance ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/27/08

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Test scores for Hamden High School

CAPT* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2009
Hamden High School
Hamden Public Schools
* In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and mathematics in grade 10. The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

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Hamden schools — Hamden High School is located at 2040 Dixwell Ave, Hamden CT 06514. 2040 Dixwell Ave is in the 06514 ZIP code in Hamden, CT The school district for Hamden High School is the Hamden Public Schools. Hamden High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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