Hamden High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2040 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06514
Phone
(203) 407-2040
District
HAMDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEW HAVEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1454
Classroom Teachers
111

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

5

(10 is best)

Better than 49.3% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Hamden High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 50
Proficiency in Reading 55 60
Proficiency in Math 32 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.15
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.56
AVG FOR STATE 12.61
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 374 25.7%
Grade 10 358 24.6%
Grade 11 368 25.3%
Grade 12 354 24.3%
Total 1454 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 38.3% 37.9% 54.4%
Black 32.6% 31.5% 13.1%
Hispanic 20.4% 22.5% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.3% 7.8% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.4% 46.9% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.0% 37.4% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 9.5% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 61,206 3,565,287
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,839.3 734
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.1% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.1% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.4% 28.6%
65 OR OLDER 15.9% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 22,945 1,364,550
Single Parent Households With Children 8.1% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.1% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 45.0% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.0% 20.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.4% 14.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.5% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 7.5% 8.7%

Education 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%