Whitney Hall School

1400 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517-0651
Tel: (203)248-2116
Grades: 1-12 | 75 students
Founded in 1833 as "The New Haven Orphan Asylum," The Children’s Center of Hamden is Connecticut’s oldest chartered private child-caring agency.
The children we serve struggle with serious emotional, behavioral psychological and social problems, such as physical and/or sexual abuse; psychiatric illness; learning disabilities; substance abuse; and family trauma.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Grades Offered Grades 1-12

Student Body

Total Students 75 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Whitney Hall School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hamden Hall Country Day School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Rita Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Rita Elementary School (0.5 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
    0.5 miles
    1601 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517
  • Hamden
    Grades: K-7 | 47 students
    0.6 miles
    131 Leeder Hill Dr
    Hamden, CT 06517
  • Hamden
    St. Stephen School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 181 students
    0.7 miles
    418 Ridge Road
    Hamden, CT 06517
  • Hamden
    Grades: NS-12 | 580 students
    0.7 miles
    1108 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517
  • Hamden
    Lorraine D Foster Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 29 students
    1.1 miles
    1861 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517

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