K-12 Art Exhibit
at Hamden High School  

Please join us at the K-12 Town-wide Art Show on Thursday, 4/24 from 6pm-8pm at Hamden High School in Room C107.  You will be blown away by the creativity and skill of Hamden's young artists!


We Have a New Superintendent! Congratulations to Jody Goeler, currently Superintendent of Schools in CT's Region 14, who was officially selected at Hamden's new Superintendent of Schools at the April 8th Board of Education Meeting. We look forward to welcoming Mr. Goeler to Hamden!

Parent Surveys On School Climate  Our schools are conducting parent surveys about school climate that will provide valuable feedback to us. We will use the data to ensure our schools promote positive learning environments and academic success for students. Please take a few moments of your time to assist us with this important work. Thank you!

Elementary Schools Survey

Hamden Middle School Survey

Hamden High School Survey

HCLC Survey

Alice Peck Survey 

Next Year's HPS School-Year Calendar 
Has Been Approved!
Take a look at the
2014-15 calendar and start making plans!


Budget Approved  The Board of Education held a special meeting on March 4th to appprove a budget to send to the town. View the BOE's Budget Summary and Capital Requests.  Note that Mayor Jackson's Proposed 2014-15 Budget includes significantly less for schools than requested by the BOE.

HHS Dance Team Named State Champions - AGAIN! 

Congratulations to dance team members and their coaches for being crowned champs in the Pom Division for the 8th consecutive year and in the Kick Division for the 5th consecutive year at the State Dance Team Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22nd. 

Kindergarten Registration:  If you have a child who will be entering Kindergarten next fall, please complete a Kindergarten Registration Packet and bring it to your child's school. You may also want to call your child's school for information about other necessary documentation needed to complete registration.


Past HPS News Stories >




When is the Last Day of School?

The final day of school for students changes with the number of days where snow conditions necessitate that schools be closed.  So far, there have been 7 snow days, on 12/10, 12/17, 1/3, 1/22, 2/3, 2/5, and 2/13. This makes the current last day of school Monday June 23rd.


Common Core State Standards are Here!  New national learning standards are now part of our program in Hamden.  Find out more about what your child will learn and about the new online tests that will be used to assess students' mastery of the standards.


2012-13 Year In Review

Highlights of some of the
wonderful things that happened 
in our school community
last school year!

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