Hamden Middle School

Serves grades 7 - 8

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2623 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
Phone
(203) 407-3140
District
HAMDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NEW HAVEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
812
Classroom Teachers
83

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

3

(10 is best)

Better than 27.9% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

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

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 49
Proficiency in Reading 47 54
Proficiency in Math 38 43

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 35 48
Proficiency in Reading 42 55
Proficiency in Math 27.8 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 9.81
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.12
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 402 49.5%
Grade 8 410 50.5%
Total 812 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 43.5% 40.2% 56.5%
Black 27.4% 30.2% 13.2%
Hispanic 20.4% 20.4% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.8% 8.9% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.0% 42.1% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.0% 34.2% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 7.9% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 61,493 3,572,665
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,847.9 736
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.5% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.4% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.4% 28.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.3% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 22,882 1,355,865
Single Parent Households With Children 7.1% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.9% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.9% 38.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 18.8% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.5% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.2% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.0% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.2% 14.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.9% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 7.3% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,490 $79,550,100 56.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,869 $10,260,810 7.3%
Staff $326 $1,789,740 1.3%
General Administration $396 $2,174,040 1.6%
School Administration $1,154 $6,335,460 4.5%
Operation $2,218 $12,176,820 8.7%
Transportation $1,336 $7,334,640 5.2%
Other $612 $3,359,880 2.4%
Total Support $7,911 $43,431,390 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,093 $16,980,570 12.1%
Total Expenditures $25,494 $139,962,060 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%