Wintergreen Magnet School is run by ACES (Area Cooperative Education Services) for students in grades K–8.…More Students come from Hamden, New Haven, Meriden, Wallingford and Woodbridge. Wintergreen opens for the school year in mid-August and runs through the end of June, giving it a longer school year than its public counterparts. At more than seven hours, the school day also is longer than other schools.</p>
<p>All students are taught Spanish beginning in kindergarten, and students in grades 6–8 are given laptops to use. The school also works with parents to assure that students have computer access at home.</p>
<p>The school is run by ACES and overseen by a board that consists of the superintendent of schools and a Board of Education member from each district represented, as well as the ACES executive director. It boasts an all-day kindergarten program. Students are chosen to attend the school through a lottery system, and applications are available in each town's Board of Education offices.</p>
Helen Street School 285 Helen St, Hamden, CT06514 Helen Street School serves students in the southern part of town known as Pine Rock Park. The elementary school serves a…More diverse community and encourages students to strive to achieve their best. Parents are also encouraged to play an active role in their children's academic lives, though classroom interaction and membership in the Parent-Teacher Association.
For almost a half century, St. Stephen's School has educated students in the Roman Catholic tradition.
<p>Beginning as a first- through third-grade school, St. Stephen's gradually expanded to includes grades kindergarten through eighth grade and also offers a preschool.</p>
<p>Students of all faiths are welcome and tuition assistance is available. The school also offers a variety of after-school programs, including sports teams and clubs.</p>
<p>The school is located next to St. Stephen's Church. </p>
Church Street School, in its current facilities since 1990, maintains a Family Resource Center, which offers…More pre-kindergarten classes, playgroups for parents and children and adult education computer, English and GED classes.</p>
Ridge Hill School 120 Carew Rd, Hamden, CT06517 Ridge Hill School is located in the southern section of town and boasts a diverse student population. The school works…More with area universities, including Quinnipiac and Southern Connecticut State universities, to provide classroom assistance and mentoring for at-risk students and is the home base for the district's English as a Second Language program. The school utilizes its grounds for classrooms whenever possible and inside uses an "open classroom" method of learning. Students are taught to respect each other and not be afraid to take risks to improve themselves.
Bear Path School 10 Kirk Rd, Hamden, CT06514 Bear Path School is one of the town's eight elementary schools. It is located in the northern section of town and its…More enrollment has grown over the years, which led to a $14.5 million renovation project in 2002 that doubled its number of classrooms and allowed an additional 100 students from other schools to attend. The school was the first in the district to have a full-day kindergarten program. Bear Path students' test scores are consistently among the town's best.
Spring Glen School 1908 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT06517 While students living in the Spring Glen area of Hamden have attended Spring Glen School for more than 75 years, today's…More SGS students are enjoying state-of-the-art facilities after the school was completely rebuilt in 2003.
Sawyer School 1125 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT06514 Sawyer School offers programs in allied health and business. Some of its programs only require months to complete,…More and the school offers both day and evening classes for its students' convienience. Sawyer offers small class sizes with personalized instruction, tons of hands-on job training, and individualized career placement assistance upon graduation. You'll find the Sawyer School on Dixwell Avenue between Walgreens and Save-A-Lot.
Founded in 1912, Hamden Hall Country Day School helps students to develop socially, academically, physically and…More artistically. It aims to challenge students and to help them develop social responsibility and personal integrity while preparing them for college. The school is coeducational and enrolls students in preschool through grade 12 from over 35 communities.</p>
<p>Established as the nation's fourth country day school, Hamden Hall continues to help each child develop as an individual. The school features challenging academics, a wide range of extracurricular activities, a top-notch faculty, strong athletic programs and a commitment to diversity.</p>
West Woods School 350 W Todd St, Hamden, CT06518 West Woods School opened more than 30 years ago in northern Hamden after nearby Alice Peck School became overcrowded. In…More the years since, student populations have dropped and Alice Peck closed as an elementary school, leaving only West Woods to serve students in the area. Class sizes are small and test scores are among the best in the district.
Shepherd Glen School is located on Skiff Street Extension close to the town's "Magic Mile." The school prides itself…More in its diverse student population and emphasizes a respect for all students. Shepherd Glen students come from a wide area of town that includes many different neighborhoods and is one of the town's most diverse school populations.</p>
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.</p>
<p>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. </p>
Mishkan Israel Nursery School 785 Ridge Rd, Hamden, CT06517 Serving children from 3 months to 5 years old, Mishkan Israel Nursery School specializes in socialization skills and…More offers a wide variety of programs such as Spanish, karate, Make a Mess, dramatics, dance and science. Children of all faiths are welcome.
Top Driver 2348 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT06518 Top Driver is a national chain of instructional driving schools with more than 80 locations and nearly a quarter of a…More million graduates. The business offers driver training services and maintains a commitment to instructing students to be safe drivers through a “Driver Intelligence” program available to both teens and adults.
Children's Center of Hamden 1400 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT06517 Children's Center of Hamden is a chartered, private childcare agency. Multiple programs are offered to assist children…More dealing with behavioral, emotional and social issues. The staff is comprised of childcare workers, therapists and teachers. The facility also houses the on-site schools Clinical Day School and Whitney Hall School.
Stone Academy 1315 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT06514 Stone Academy began more than a century ago as the United States College of Business. After years of mergers and name…More changes, the school now features three campuses, the main one located in Hamden. Stone Academy offers education in medical fields such as nursing and medical assistance.
Hamden Middle School 2623 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT06518 Hamden Middle School is the town's newly-constructed school for students in seventh and eighth grades. It sits on…More Dixwell Avenue behind the town's Veteran's Memorial monument that lists town residents who served in times of war and its auditorium is named in honor of the town's veterans. Years ago the town had two "junior high" schools, Sleeping Giant and Michael J. Whelan, but those were later merged into Hamden Middle School, which operated in the Whelan building on Newhall Street. Age and environmental problems with that facility led to the construction of a brand-new school, offering students state-of-the-art education.
Sacred Heart Academy 265 Benham St, Hamden, CT06514 Sacred Heart Academy is an all-girls Catholic high school that sits atop Cherry Hill. Originally located in New Haven,…More the school moved to Hamden in 1953, to more than 100 picturesque acres. It installed its first president, Sr. Sheila O'Neil. Its student body consists of about 500 girls from Hamden and the surrounding areas. The school is known for its rigorous academic program that includes an award-winning science department.
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.
Boston Bartenders School 2551 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT06518 Since 1974 Boston Bartenders School has been training and placing bartenders all over New England. It offers detailed…More training on all aspects of bartending from mixology to price structure and garnish preparation. After training, it offers placement services which will help you land a bartending job where you put your new skills to work.
Dunbar Hill School 315 Lane St, Hamden, CT06514 Dunbar Hill School follows the philosophy that how students learn is as important as what they learn. Instilling a love…More of learning is the goal of this diverse elementary school. Social skills are taught alongside the three R's as teachers strive to help students succeed both academically and socially. Teachers and administrators work closely with parents to assure that students receive all the support they need to succeed. The school in the southern section of town is located across the street from the local landmark of Radio Towers Park, the home of several radio stations.
Alice Peck Early Learning Center 35 Hillfield Rd, Hamden, CT06518 Alice Peck School now houses a comprehensive pre-school program. After Alice Peck closed in 2006 due to low enrollment…More numbers, the Board of Education decided that the YMCA daycare program would relocate to the Hillfield Road building after the YMCA encountered problems administering the program there. In 2007, the YMCA arranged with the town to lease the building and has arrangements with the school board to provide before- and after-school care for students.
Transcendental Meditation Program 1360 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT06517 Located in a residential section of Whitney Avenue, Transcendental Meditation Program resides in a small yellow…More building in front of a home. It is a Maharishi Invincibility Center.
St. Rita School was founded in 1956 as a school for students in grades one through four. Within three years that…More expanded to grade six, and by 1961 it was educating students through eighth grade. Several orders of religious sisters have taught at the school, including the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, the Dominican Sisters from Columbus, Ohio and most recently the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. </p>
<p>The school has grown as the needs of its students have grown, and it now sports a computer lab, a science lab and a renovated library and media center. Before- and after-school care also is offered at the school.</p>
<p>The school's mission:</p>
<p>St. Rita School is a Catholic Parish elementary school that provides the opportunity for students to achieve academic excellence in a nurturing, faith-filled environment. We prepare our students to be responsible Christian citizens who can make sound, moral choices and think critically to meet the challenges of today's rapidly changing society and those they will face in the future</p>
Marinello School of Beauty 1245 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT06514 The Hamden Campus of the Marinello School of Beauty is located in the Putman Plaza shopping center. Its curriculum is…More designed to teach students the skills they need to become successful cosmetologists, aestheticians, manicurists and makeup artists. Workshops, career advice and other resources for students are also available.
Gymboree Play and Music 3308 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT06518 Gymboree Play and Music offers small children a fun, colorful setting to play and learn. It offers classes for newborns…More to 5 year-olds and encourages parent participation. Classes include, School Skills class, Arts & Sports and Gym & Music. Birthday parties are also provided.