What are you looking for on our site?

Which page would you like to see?

In which language would you like to view our site?

Hamden is one of only three Connecticut communities that made Money Magazine's Top 50 "Best Places to Live" in the country! West Hartford and Greenwich are the other two Connecticut communities to share this honor with Hamden. The magazine noted that Hamden combines picturesque hills and valleys with "A great school system, affordable housing and abundant natural beauty."
The Hamden Rotary Club is again looking for donations to buy coats for Hamden school children in need. Contact Lynn Campo at 203.498.2932 or lynnc@specialtywire.com for more information.
Please let our legislators know that Hamden needs more of our share of the ECS (Education Cost Sharing) Fund. Find out how you can help at www.Hamden.org/ECS.
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 from 7:30-8:30. Visit the Superintendent's Office page under DISTRICT INFORMATION for details!

Parents and Community Info

Family Math Night - October 27, 2016

Here's your chance to have some fun time with your child(ren) "playing" with math! Join us at Hamden Middle School on Thursday, October 27 from 6:00-7:30 with your grades K-6 children for an evening of games that get kids thinking mathematically! There is no charge for this great evening, but you'll need to register - see the Hamden K-6 District Math Night Information Sheet or ask your child's teacher for more info.

Hamden High Information Session - October 19th

On October 19th at 6:00pm, Hamden High School will host an information session in the auditorium for any Hamden parent of a child who will be entering the 9th grade in the 2017-18 school year. During the session, parents will learn about course offerings, class levels, schedules, sports, the arts and extra-curricular activities. Attendees will also learn about supports specifically designed to help our freshmen succeed as they transition to high school. For more information, contact Assistant Principal Paul Giansanti at 203-407-2040 ext. 5051. View our Hamden High School Information Sheet!


Help Hamden Get the State Funding We Deserve!

Find out more and sign our e-Petition.


Visit our Parents' Page for Many More Interesting Links!


Free Software for HPS Students!

Microsoft Office Available - Free!

If you have a student attending one of our schools, you can get the latest version of Microsoft Office FOR FREE! Read about the Microsoft Student Advantage Program in Hamden and find out how you can download copies onto up to 5 home devices.

Learn Keyboarding Skills!

Knowing how to type is an essential skill these days. Hamden offers free home access to the keyboarding program we use in school - Type2Learn. Follow the link to download a copy of Type2Learn for your home computer.

Hamden Heroes

Hamden Heroes is a new program that recognizes outstanding students and staff from each of our schools. "Heroes" are selected for their caring attitudes, courage and contributions to their schools and the greater community. Heroes are honored at Board of Education meetings, with one staff and one student Hero selected from each school. Read about our Heroes! 


Our Alumni are AWESOME!

We are just beginning to collect stories and pictures that showcase our wonderful alumni! Visit our Alumni Page to read about a few of our amazing alumni, and feel free to suggest an outstanding alum for inclusion on our site!

Our Amazing Students and Staff!

Yale New Haven Hospital Recognizes HCLC Students and Teachers 

Congratulations to Mona Costantini, Raijuana Wiiliams and.Geraldine Botte who were honored recently at the Yale New Haven Hospital Toy Closet Recognition Gala. These fabulous women donated stuffed bears crafted in their “Helping Hands” mini-course at HCLC. A big shout out to all the students (past and present) who have contributed to this worthwhile cause.

We Love Our Incredible Teachers!

Pictured here are some of our wonderful Church Street teachers working together on strategies and structures to optimize academic instruction and boost students' social and emotional well-being. Keep up the great work!


Two Hamden High School Teams Win at CT Innovation Expo! 

If you visited the CT Innovation Expo at the Oakdale theatre on May 14, you would have been stunned by the more than 1,200 middle and high school students competed showcasing their  cutting-edge science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and digital arts and media education projects. Hamden's two teams did AWESOME! The Sikorsky STEM Challenge Team won 2nd prize, and our App Development students came in 2nd place in the Technology Division. The App Development students were also selected from all teams as one of three finalists for "The Big Pitch" - which bacically means their presentation was incredible! Congratulations to all our wonderful STEM students.  in congratulating the faculty advisors to the teams, Suzanne Chludzinski (Sikorsky STEM Challenge) and Nicholas Schuler (Technology), and the students on the teams: 

HHS Senior Featured for Outstanding Performance at Long Wharf!

Hamden had several wonderful performances at this year's "Spoken Word" show at Long Wharf Theater - but Jamia Jones' performance seemed to really grab the public's attention, and was captured on video and shared in the press. Find out more about Jamia and the rest of show! 
UPDATE: Jamia was just selected for the state's "Poetry Slam Team" and will represent Connecticut in Washington, D.C. this summer! Congratulations and good luck Jamia!


    • ThuOct27 Early Dismissal (Teacher PD)
    • FriOct28 Student of the Month 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM60 Putnam Avenue
    • ThuNov03 HMS/HHS End of 1st marking period
    • TueNov08 No School - Election Day/Prof Dev.
    • FriNov11 No School Veteran's Day
    • WedNov16 Elementary Report Cards

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.

powered by finalsite