Whitney Hall School

1400 Whitney Ave,
Hamden, CT, 06517-0651
Tel: (203)248-2116
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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 92 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 58%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Whitney Hall School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hamden St. Rita Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1601 Whitney Ave
    Hamden , CT , 06517
    (203)248-3114
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  431  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Hamden
    Salma K Farid Academy
    (Islamic)
    131 Leeder Hill Dr
    Hamden , CT , 06517
    (203)230-1965
    (Islamic)
    0.6  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Hamden
    Hamden Hall Country Day School
    (Nonsectarians)
    1108 Whitney Ave
    Hamden , CT , 06517
    (203)752-2601
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Hamden
    St. Stephen School
    (Roman Catholic)
    418 Ridge Road
    Hamden , CT , 06517
    (203)288-6792
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  181  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Hamden
    Lorraine D Foster Day School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1861 Whitney Ave
    Hamden , CT , 06517
    (203)230-4877
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  PK

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