Skip to Main Content
Daniel Hand High School
blue checkmark
  • Public
  • MADISON, CT

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A+
  8. Food
    grade A
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

About

About Daniel Hand High School...

Enrolling

From Daniel Hand High School

Located in Madison, Connecticut, Daniel Hand High School is one of the premier high schools in the state. Highly regarded for its curriculum and teaching staff, Daniel Hand High School is deeply committed to developing well-rounded students through academics, the arts, athletics, and community involvement.

The school offers an engaging program of studies that includes dozens of AP and UCONN ECE (Early College Experience) courses. Daniel Hand Tigers excel in the arts and athletics with a nationally recognized show choir and over 70 state athletic championships. Hand students rank among the top 10 highest SAT scores in Connecticut and 95 percent of our graduates go on to four-year colleges.

Daniel Hand High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
72%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1250
620 responses
Average ACT
29
177 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

Preparing Students for a Bright Future

Students at Daniel Hand High School receive a robust education dedicated to educating the whole child for the world that awaits them after graduation. Through future-ready Career Technical Education (CTE) courses, Advanced Placement and UCONN ECE courses, core course and related arts offerings, the high school equips students with the skills necessary for success in any future.

Map

Home Listings

Listings by Ojo

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$119,777
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,360
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$424,000
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 26 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Senior Activities
    28%
  • Football games
    23%
  • Homeroom news
    21%
  • Tiger talk on fridays
    17%
  • Pep rallies
    4%
  • none
    2%
  • Pep rallies
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
954
Free or Reduced Lunch
4%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 30 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 30 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 30 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,669
Teachers in First/Second Year
3%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 35 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 35 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$21,812 / year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 38 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 38 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 38 responses

Daniel Hand High School Reviews

Rating 3.87 out of 5  234 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Daniel Hand High School
Rating 3 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

Add to List