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  • Two Kindergarten boys working on a sorting activity in library class
  • Someone Special Dance 2018 photo
Dunbar Hill School

Welcome to Dunbar Hill School 

Llama Love comes to Dunbar!

Principal Rodriguez and llama A little llama leans in for a smooch.
Llamas from the Guilford llama farm Photos with Jeremy and llama

Mrs. Rodriguez surprised the school with the adoption and donation of a
llama in Dunbar Hill's name through Heifer International.
Heifer is a charity working to fight hunger and poverty throughout the world.
To introduce the school to llamas, students watched a video and three were brought in from a llama farm in Connecticut. 

The Holiday Concert Wednesday, Dec. 12th, included a fun rendition
of Baby Shark, complete with audience participation!



Redistricting Process Information


For the dates, agendas, and minutes of BOE meetings, see this page.


Want Dunbar Hill updates?

Our Twitter account is: @HillDunbar


Sign up for the Remind app
by texting 81010 with the message @lmrodr


Our weekly email update is sent to
the entire DHS community on Friday afternoons


Second Graders shared their new LOVE rock garden
with senior citizens from Atria Place.
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Junior Achievement teaches Dunbar students about business.

Students playing a Junior Achievement game  Learning business vocabulary 
  The April 13 half day was busy with a visit from 35 Junior Achievement volunteers sharing their expertise. Students played games, had discussions, and worked on projects to learn about business and economics.  JA volunteers teaching about the economy


To see our schedule of Town Meetings for the year, click the link. 



Please be aware that 1-855-318-0291 is the Hamden Public Schools and Dunbar Hill all-call system to communicate important information such as emergency closings and DHS events and happenings.  If you can’t take the call, be sure to listen to the message.


Please visit the "Growth Mindset 1" and "Growth Mindset 2" links for important information about helping your child succeed in school.

School Happenings



Dunbar Hill School

315 Lane Street
Hamden, CT  06514
Phone: 203-407-2025
Fax: 203-407-2027

Mrs. Laura Rodriguez
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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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