Hamden Middle School

2623 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 832 students in grades 7-8, Hamden Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 832 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50% in CT
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hamden Middle School's student population of 832 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
832 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Hamden Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hamden Middle School is 0.74, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
#587 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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27%
39%
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43%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hamden Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
30%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Hamden Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamden Middle School's ranking?
Hamden Middle School is ranked #587 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Hamden Middle School often compared to?
Hamden Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Engineering - Science University Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Hamden Middle School?
832 students attend Hamden Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Hamden Middle School students are Black, 30% of students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamden Middle School?
Hamden Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Hamden Middle School offer ?
Hamden Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Hamden Middle School part of?
Hamden Middle School is part of Hamden School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Healthy Heroes: LAST DAY!
May 03, 2024 (Friday)
Last Day of School*
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 832 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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