Hamden Middle School

Welcome to Hamden Middle School

Reporting an Absence

 Need to report an absence?  
  • GRADE 7: Call 203-407-7207
  • GRADE 8: Call 203-407-7180

Report an Absence via Email

Attendance Matters


Attendance Matters


HMS Bus Routes

 Bus Routes

Late Buses 

Late bus begins on Tuesday, September 26th.
 Late Bus runs only on Tuesdays & Wednesdays and are for students staying after school to participate in teacher office hours or school clubs and/or activities.  Most after school activities begin at 2:49PM and end at 3:34PM or later.  Students taking the late bus should be expected to arrive home between 4:30PM and 4:45PM.  

Late bus routes are posted in the cafeteria.

Stay Informed!

Keep current with the latest updates from Principal Coogan and our HMS community. 

Early Dismissal Days


Parent Conferences: Sign-Up Here!

Parent Conferences are Wednesday, March 6th from 5:30PM to 7:30PM.  Parents: click on your child(ren)'s team (in blue) to sign up.

Conference Sign-Up Links 

March 2024 Conference Links


Dragon's Tale Icon

Read the Latest Dragon's Tale Newsletter:

The Dragon's Tale, Week of February 26th to March 1st

Dance Club: Continuing through the Month of March!

HMS Climate Advisor Ms. Mariah is hosting a Dance Club after school.  This club was so popular, Ms. Mariah is continuing to host it through the month of March.  This club is for dancers of skill levels.  Participants would be learning hip-hop, contemporary dancing and more!  

Click Here to Sign-Up for Dance Club!

Join our Healthy Heroes After-School Program

Do your children want to meet new friends?

Do your children need help with improving their grades?

If you answered, yes...Check out Healthy Heroes!

Our Healthy Heroes After-School Program meets directly after school most Mondays and Fridays until 5PM.  Students receive homework help, and are given healthy snacks, participate in engaging lessons and fitness activities. Interested families should contact Ms. Mule for more information.

Show Your HMS Spirit

Interested in purchasing Spirit Wear?  If so, visit our shop!

Shop Our Spirit Wear

Visit our SPIRIT WEAR Shop

Say Something: Anonymous Reporting System 

Say Something Reporting System

Click on the link below and be directed to the Say Something website where you can:

  • Download the Say Something App;
  • Call the Hotline;
  • Submit a Tip via the Website.

    Remember: All tips are anonymous...

Say Something! Submit a Tip

Important Dates

For a complete list of events, including athletic events, please visit the calendar page from the HMS black and white banner.

Leaving Hamden Public Schools? 

Complete the Required Withdrawal Form & Request Transcripts

If your child is NOT attending Hamden Middle School OR High School for the 2023-2024 school year, please complete the attached withdrawal form.  This completed form can be emailed to  gcolburn@hamden.org or mailed to HMS Attn: Gayle Colburn.

This form gives HMS permission to send all of your child’s records to their new school at the end of the year.