Lorraine D Foster Day School

1861 Whitney Ave,
Hamden, CT, 06517-0203
     Tel: (203)230-4877
Grades: PK
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 n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 25%

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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HamdenSt. Rita Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1601 Whitney Ave
    HamdenCT06517
    (203)248-3114
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 367 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HamdenWhitney Hall School
    Special Education School
    1400 Whitney Ave
    HamdenCT06517
    (203)248-2116
    Special Education School
    1.1 mi | 75 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • HamdenMt. Carmel KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    3025 Dixwell Avenue
    HamdenCT06518
    (203)248-8262
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • HamdenSacred Heart Manor Nursery & Kdgn
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    261 Benham St
    HamdenCT06514
    (203)230-4889
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 12 students | Gr. K                      
  • HamdenSacred Heart Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    265 Benham St
    HamdenCT06514
    (203)288-2309
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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