School Hours

Regular School Day Hours

Early Elementary Schools: 8:15 AM - 3:04 PM  Students can arrive anytime after 8:00.
(Church Street, Dunbar Hill, Helen Street, Shepherd Glen) 

Late Elementary Schools: 8:45 AM - 3:34 PM  Students can arrive anytime after 8:30.
(Bear Path, Spring Glen, Ridge Hill, West Woods)  

Hamden Middle School: 8:05 AM - 2:29 PM  Students can arrive anytime after 7:55

Hamden High School: 7:31 AM - 2:00 PM  Students can arrive anytime after 7:16

HCLC (Hamden Collaborative Learning Center): 8:30 AM - 1:45 PM

Alice Peck Learning Center: 

- Morning Integrated PreK Classes:  8:30-11:30 a.m.  Monday-Thursday
- Afternoon  Integrated PreK Classes: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
- Elementary Grade Full-Day Classes:  8:30-3:30 Monday-Friday
- Hamden Early Learning Program Classes :  7:30 – 5:30 Monday-Friday

Weather-Related Early Dismissals

It is possible that inclement weather may require an early dismissal of schools. The following are the weather-related early dismissal times for each school:

10:30 AM Hamden High School

10:00 AM HCLC (Hamden Collaborative Learning Center)

11:00 AM Hamden Middle School

11:15 AM Alice Peck Learning Center

11:30 AM Church Street, Dunbar Hill, Helen Street, Shepherd Glen  *

12:00 PM Ridge Hill, West Woods, Bear Path, Spring Glen  *

*All-day kindergarten will follow the same schedule as grades 1-6. No PM Preschool