Lorraine D Foster Day School

1861 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517-0203
Tel: (203)230-4877
Grades: PK | 29 students
Educational programming at LDFDS is State-Approved and teachers are certified in Special Education.
An individualized educational plan (IEP) is developed for each student and short-term objectives are reviewed 8 times a year.
Students receive 4 report cards and 4 progress reports.
Parents are expected to attend at least 3 formal conferences a year.
The Lorraine D.
Foster Day School provides an educational program that meets the sending school's requirements for high school graduation.
It is the school's mission to empower students, enabling them to function as competent, responsible individuals who possess the ability to enrich their own lives and to contribute to the betterment of the world-at-large.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 29 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Whitney Hall School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Rita Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Rita Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamden
    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
    0.6 miles
    1601 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)248-3114
    0.6PK-8
    431
  • Hamden
    Whitney Hall School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 75 students
    1.1 miles
    1400 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)248-2116
    1.11-12
    75
  • Hamden
    Grades: PK-K | 32 students
    1.2 miles
    3025 Dixwell Ave
    Hamden, CT 06518
    (203)248-4262
    1.2PK-K
    32
  • Hamden
    Sacred Heart Manor Nursery & Kdgn
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K | 62 students
    1.3 miles
    261 Benham St
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)230-4889
    1.3K
    62
  • Hamden
    Sacred Heart Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12
    1.3 miles
    265 Benham St
    Hamden, CT 06514
    (203)288-2309
    1.39-12
    n/a

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