Hamden, CT
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Hamden Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more


Hamden School District Details

Hamden School District
60 Putnam Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

5,336 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Hamden School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Connecticut

(10 is best)

Better than of CT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bear Path School
10 Kirk Rd.
Hamden, CT, 06514
KG-06
Church Street School
95 Church St.
Hamden, CT, 06514
PK-06
Dunbar Hill School
315 Lane St.
Hamden, CT, 06514
PK-06
Hamden High School
2040 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT, 06514
09-12
Hamden Middle School
2623 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT, 06518
07-08
Helen Street School
285 Helen St.
Hamden, CT, 06514
PK-06
Ridge Hill School
120 Carew Rd.
Hamden, CT, 06517
KG-06
Shepherd Glen School
1 Skiff St. Ext.
Hamden, CT, 06514
KG-06
Spring Glen School
1908 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT, 06517
KG-06
West Woods School
350 West Todd St.
Hamden, CT, 06518
KG-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.9% 54.4%
Black 31.5% 13.1%
Hispanic 22.5% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.8% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.9% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.4% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 6.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,769 $79,412,913 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,118 $11,388,486 8.0%
Staff $326 $1,752,902 1.2%
General Administration $383 $2,059,391 1.5%
School Administration $1,238 $6,656,726 4.7%
Operation $2,154 $11,582,058 8.2%
Transportation $1,365 $7,339,605 5.2%
Other $649 $3,489,673 2.5%
Total Support $8,232 $44,263,464 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,372 $18,131,244 12.8%
Total Expenditures $26,374 $141,812,998 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,332 $5,961,289,892 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,233 $648,643,527 5.9%
Staff $602 $316,810,879 2.9%
General Administration $430 $226,056,312 2.1%
School Administration $1,125 $591,680,129 5.4%
Operation $1,639 $862,383,060 7.9%
Transportation $958 $503,840,238 4.6%
Other $502 $264,042,937 2.4%
Total Support $6,488 $3,413,423,714 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,018 $1,587,449,357 14.5%
Total Expenditures $20,838 $10,962,132,878 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%