Hamden Resources

A comprehensive portal for those interested in how Connecticut's school finance system impacts Hamden

Hamden Public Schools educates 5,420 students. Of those students, just over 4 out of 10 are classified as low-income, 7% are English Learners, and close to 1 in 5 need special education services. Hamden spends $18,786 per student and its taxpayers pay nearly 73 cents of every dollar in the city's education budget (amounting to $14,426 per student).

Below is a collection of documents providing greater information about school funding in Hamden, and how it impacts students, schools, taxpayers, and the community of Hamden.

Presentation About Connecticut's School Finance System and How It Impacts Hamden

FAQs About Funding for Hamden Public Schools

Informational One-pager Concerning Funding for Hamden Public Schools

Hamden Legislative Delegation Handout
(click here to find your legislators)