Hamden Middle School

  • Hamden Middle School serves 812 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Hamden Middle School's student population of 812 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students812 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hamden Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hamden Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#690 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
24%
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Black
26%
13%
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White
42%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hamden Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.720.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHAMDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamden Shepherd Glen School
    Grades: K-6 | 321 students
    0.6 miles
    1 Skiff St. Ext.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)407-2070
    0.6 K-6 321
  • Hamden Spring Glen School
    Grades: K-6 | 432 students
    0.9 miles
    1908 Whitney Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)407-2045
    0.9 K-6 432
  • Hamden Bear Path School
    Grades: K-6 | 445 students
    1.0 miles
    10 Kirk Rd.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)407-2015
    1.0 K-6 445
  • Hamden Hamden High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1557 students
    1.1 miles
    2040 Dixwell Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)407-2040
    1.1 9-12 1557
  • North Haven Ridge Road Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 405 students
    1.1 miles
    1341 Ridge Rd.
    North Haven, CT 06473
    (203)248-4050
    1.1 K-5 405

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