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District Information

Enrollment and Residency Information

Welcome to Hamden!  

If you are a Hamden resident with school age children and own your own home or have a lease in your name, you may register your child/children directly at the designated school designated for your residence. If you are unsure of the school designated for your address, please contact the residency office at 203-407-2203.

Any parent/guardian residing in Hamden who does not own their own home or have a lease in their name must complete a residency application. Also, if you are a Hamden resident and have a child living with you but the child is not your child (i.e. grandchild, niece or nephew etc) you must complete a residency application. This application can be obtained and completed in the Residency Office located at Hamden Public Schools, 60 Putnam Avenue, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

If you completed a Residential Status Report Application for your child/children last year, please be advised that  the Board of Education requires this form to be completed annually (you must complete it each year), unless you have moved into your own home or now have a lease in your name. 

To complete the residency process you will need the following documentation:

  • Copy of current mortgage statement or original lease agreement for Hamden residence
  • One current utility bill for Hamden residence (UI, gas, cable, water)
  • Copy of birth certificate (long form) for child/children (only required if student is new to the district)
  • Photo identification for parent/guardian and Hamden resident

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are a resident applying for a child living with you that is not your child, both a parent/guardian and you (the Hamden resident) must be present to complete the residency application.

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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