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. 

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Read the Latest Dragon's Tale Newsletter:HMS Dragon's Tale, Week of June 10th

HHS Summer Sports Opportunities 

Attention boys who will be attending HHS in the Fall.  Are you interested in:

  • becoming part of a team?
  • bonding with your classmates?
  • unleashing your competitiveness?

If so, the boys Swim & Dive Team and/or the Boys Tennis Team may be for you!

Boys Swim & Dive Team

Boys Tennis Team

Show Your HMS Spirit

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

Shop Our Spirit Wear

Visit our SPIRIT WEAR Shop

Early Dismissal Days


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.