Hamden Education & Public Schools

Board of Education
60 Putnam Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 407-2000

Hamden has nine elementary schools (grades K-6), one middle school (grades 7-8), and one high school (grades 9-12). Hamden students selected by lottery also attend Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School (grades K-8). Visit the official Hamden Public Schools website for more information.


The Hamden Library provides and promotes access to highly responsive library service, relevant library materials, information sources nationwide. The Library also offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities for the entire Hamden community. Visit the official Hamden Public Libraries website for more information.

Area Private Schools

Many of Hamden's school students are served by the equally fine programs offered in the parochial and private school system of the community.

  • Hamden Hall - grades pre-K to 12 in Hamden
  • Foote School - grades K to 9 in New Haven
  • Cheshire Academy - grades 6 to 12 in Cheshire
  • Choate Rosemary Hall School - grades 9 to 12 in Wallingford
  • Hopkins School - grades 7 to 12 in New Haven
  • Sacred Heart Academy - for girls in grades 9 to 12 in Hamden
  • Saint Rita School - grades pre-K to 8 in Hamden
  • Saint Stephen School- grades K to 8 and preschool
  • West Woods Christian Academy - grades K to 12 in Hamden

Hamden Government Center • 2750 Dixwell Avenue • Hamden, CT 06518 • 203.287.7000