Hamden High School

2040 Dixwell Avenue
(203) 407-2040
(203) 407-2041 fax  

Mr. Eric JacksonPrincipal

HHS House Information


Quinnipiac House
Assistant Principal
Grade 9 Students

Whitney House
Assistant Principal
Last Names A - F

Sleeping Giant House
Assistant Principal
Last Names G - M

Washburn House
Assistant Principal
Last Names N - Z



College and Career

College Representative Visits

Brag Sheet



Hamden HS Profile


College Application

Just a reminder to seniors and parents that requests to send transcripts to colleges or employers must be received by the Counseling Office ten school days in advance of the application deadline. Students applying to schools which require special forms to be filled out by the counselors, such as a Secondary School Report or recommendation letter, must have the request form turned in at least twenty school days in advance.

Did you miss the senior Post Secondary Planning presentation? You can still access it here!

College and Career Links 

The Counseling Office offers the following links for interested students and parents/ guardians. We do not recommend any one site but provide the information below for your information only. 

Connecticut Career Resources:

CT Department of Labor - Job & Career ConneCTion

CT Career Resource Network (DOL)  - Connecticut Career Paths 

School Guides:

With its easy-to-use search engine, students can browse the School Guide listing of over 3,000 colleges and search regional college fair and financial aid information.

Most Popular Links:
Personality and Career Assessment:
Online Education Links:
College Rankings:
Two Year College Resources:
Military Careers:
Virtual Tours:
What are my Chances at This School?
  • Go4College- quantifies your chances of getting in using percentages
  • College Chances- a fun and easy way to predict your college admissions chance at 1,900 colleges and universities.
Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Multicultural Links:
Students With Disabilities: