District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Hamden School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced Courses
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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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Reviews From Schools in Hamden School District
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Parent / Guardian
April 28, 2022
Spring Glen is a wonderful school! my child goes there and LOVES it. The teachers and staff are so kind and friendly. They take the time to help my child understand something. Wonderful school! a... More
Review for Spring Glen School
Parent / Guardian
March 03, 2022
What is the point of going to this school even there is more high school near Hamden? Some teachers act like they are children. Also, they are doing a "say something" campaign but never works they... More
Review for Hamden High School
Parent / Guardian
January 03, 2022
My experience with this school has been an amazing experience. My child's last year and it has been awesome. The teacher's at shepherd Glen are really amazing, compassionate people who really care... More