Hamden High School is the town's only public high school, educating more than 2,000 students in grades 9 through 12.…More The school is divided into "houses," with a principal for each house. There are three houses of upperclassmen and one house of freshmen. Advance Placement classes are open to students who qualify. There also is a wide variety of elective classes.
Educational opportunities run beyond the academic. The school has its own restaurant, nursery school, school store and automotive services run by students in vocational programs.
Cedarhurst School 871 Prospect St, Hamden, CT06517 Operated by Yale University, Cedarhurst School is a therapeutic school for students grades 6 through 12. Each student's…More program is tailored to their needs; some attend traditional classes while others get one-on-one attention. Parental involvement is encouraged. Students can either complete their education at Cedarhurst or transition back into their community high school, depending on their needs. The school's Prospect Street building is the former home of John Day Jackson, who for years owned the New Haven Register.