Worthington Hooker School in New Haven serves students in the neighborhood of East Rock in two separate buildings.  The elementary school is for grades K-2 and the middle school is for grades 3-8.

Named after Dr. Worthington Hooker a former professor and physician at yale University the original school built in 1900.  It is located at 180 Canner Street and is now home to students kindergarten through grade 2.  When it was not large enough to accommodate all nine grades, students in grades 3-8 were moved into the former Saint Stanislaus School on State Street. 

After the completion of an 18 month renovation project on the main building in the spring of 2007 at a cost of $12.9 milliion plans were also underway to build a new building for the middle school students.  The new school located at 691 Whitney Avenue officially opened in December 2009 for grades 3-8 at a cost of 36.5 million. 

The majority of the student body of Worthington Hooker School in New Haven is made up of children of Yale professors and graduate students.  It is New Haven’s most culturally diverse school and reported as the highest achieving school of the City of New Haven’s K-8 public schools.

As a contributing property in the Whitney Avenue Historic District, the elementary school on 180 Canner Street is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Worthington Hooker School in New Haven

 

Hooker Elementary School
Principal : Dr. Evelyn Robles-Rivas
Address: 180 Canner Street
New Haven, CT  06511
Phone : 203-691-3700
Fax: 203-691-3705
Grades K-2
Student Enrollment approximately 154

 

Worthington Hooker School


Hooker Middle School
Principal : Sheryl Hershonik
Address: 691 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT  06511
Phone : 203-497-7200
Fax: 203-497-7205
Grades 3-8
Student Enrollment approximately 450

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