Cedarhurst School

871 Prospect St,
Hamden, CT, 06517-0651
Tel: (203)764-9314
Cedarhurst School is a private therapeutic junior and senior high school, serving grades 6-12, operated by Yale University.
It offers a structured and supportive learning environment for students identified as SED and OHI.
Cedarhurst offers both mainstream programs and self-contained programs for students requiring more intensive, ongoing academic instruction and behavioral interventions.
Academic course schedules are tailored to meet the credit requirements of the referring school.
Students learn in an atmosphere that fosters attention, concentration, and the organizational skills necessary for academic success.
Providing small classes with a maximum of eight students allows students who have failed to adapt to other settings to thrive academically, emotionally and socially in our nurturing environment.
A clinician is assigned to each student providing therapeutic interventions and individual meetings as needed.
The staff consists of a director, certified special education teachers, a nurse, licensed clinical social workers and other trained support staff.
The referral process includes an interview and shadow visit(s) to determine appropriateness for either program.
The mission of the Cedarhurst School is to provide a safe and supportive learning environment in which adolescents can achieve success.
The goal of the mission is to integrate education and therapeutic interventions to assist in the emotional and social growth necessary to transition back to the home school district, graduate from high school, attend college or obtain gainful employment and become productive, caring members of the community.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 35 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Cedarhurst School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Francis Home For Children (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Thomas's Day School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten (0.5 miles away)
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  • New Haven St. Thomas's Day School
    (Episcopal)
    830 Whitney Avenue
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)776-2123
    (Episcopal)
    0.4  mi  |  133  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • New Haven
    St. Francis Home For Children
    All-boys | Special Education School
    651 Prospect St
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)777-5513
    All-boys | Special Education School
    0.4  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • New Haven
    Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    150 Highland St
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)764-9350
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.5  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Hamden Hamden Hall Country Day School
    1108 Whitney Ave
    Hamden , CT , 06517
    (203)752-2601
    0.6  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • New Haven Foote School    
    50 Loomis Place
    New Haven , CT , 06511
    (203)777-3464
    0.6  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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