Whitney Hall School

  • Founded in 1833 as "The New Haven Orphan Asylum," The Childrens Center of Hamden is Connecticuts 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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12

Student Body

Total Students63 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Whitney Hall School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Founded in 1833 as "The New Haven Orphan Asylum," The Childrens Center of Hamden is Connecticuts 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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamden
    Cedarhurst School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
    1.1 miles
    871 Prospect St
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)764-9314
    1.1 6-12
    60
  • Hamden
    Grades: NS-12 | 574 students
    0.7 miles
    1108 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)752-2610
    0.7 NS-12
    574
  • Hamden
    Lorraine D Foster Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 11 students
    1.1 miles
    1861 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)230-4877
    1.1 5-12
    11
  • Milford
    Hope Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 14 students
    14.2 miles
    597 Naugatuck Avenue
    Milford, CT 06461
    (203)876-0864
    14.2 2-12
    14
  • New Haven
    Yale Child Study Center School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-10 | 14 students
    3.4 miles
    230 S Frontage Rd
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (203)688-5997
    3.4 1-10
    14

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