106 Pond Hill Road
Wallingford, CT 06492
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Dag Hammarskjold Middle School serves 638 students in grades 6-8.
Dag Hammarskjold Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School's student population of 638 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dag Hammarskjold Middle School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#643 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
28%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
71%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% CT state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% CT state average).

How many students attend Dag Hammarskjold Middle School?

638 students attend Dag Hammarskjold Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

71% of Dag Hammarskjold Middle School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Dag Hammarskjold Middle School?

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Dag Hammarskjold Middle School offer ?

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Dag Hammarskjold Middle School part of?

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School is part of Wallingford School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 638 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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