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Do you have an idea for how we can make Hamden Public Schools even better? Maybe you've thought about ways to improve parent involvement, after school programs or other aspects of our school system? Our superintendent, Jody Goeler, would love to hear your thoughts- so he has created "Thursday Office Hours" every Thursday morning (beginning October 9) from 7:30-8:30. Visit the Superintendent's Office page under DISTRICT INFORMATION for details!
Plan to attend Hamden's Family University on October 18! Hamden Family University offers an opportunity to gain valuable skills and knowledge about topics important to raising happy, healthy and successful kids! Contact your child's school or click the title of this news post for more details!
Congratulations to Dunbar Hill 3rd grade teacher Stacey Albertson, who was selected by the Department of Education for the Connecticut Dream Team- extraordinary teachers who serve as teacher leaders, developing resources and working to enhance teaching and learning throughout the state.
Did you know all students attending one of our schools can download the newest version of Microsoft Office for free! Click the title of this news post to get all the details!

Feasibility Study Results

Feasibility Study Results Presented

Last year, the Town of Hamden commissioned a study to better understand the current physical conditions of West Woods School, Alice Peck School, Shepherd Glen School and the Central Administration building. The purpose of the study was to inform us about essential improvements to these facilities and to make recommendations for renovations or new construction. Read the Feasibility Study Report

Academics

New K-3 Language Arts Curriculum

K-3 classes will begin the 2014-15 school year with new language arts curriculum. The new curriculum addresses the Common Core Standards and includes a greater emphasis on non-fiction reading and writing. Similar new curriculum is being piloted for grades 4-6, with full implementation expected in 2015-16.

Upcoming Events

    • TueSep23 OPEN HOUSE - Alice Peck
    • WedSep24 OPEN HOUSE HCLC
    • ThuSep25 No School - Rosh Hashanah
    • TueSep30 PTA West Woods 7:00 PMWest Woods School
    • WedOct01 Curriculum Committee Meeting Board of Education
    • ThuOct02 PTA Council Meeting Hamden Middle School - Media Center

It is the mission of Hamden Public Schools to ensure all our students learn to the best of their potential each and every day they are entrusted to our care.

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