2623 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Hamden Middle School serves 880 students in grades 7-8.
Hamden 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 40% (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 47% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Hamden Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Hamden Middle School's student population of 880 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
880 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamden 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 Hamden Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#649 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
25%
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Black
32%
13%
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White
37%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 5%)

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