“HCSS provides a rigorous, college-preparatory education in a safe, supportive environment ensuring that all students will reach their highest potential academically, emotionally, and socially.”
College Preparatory School
HCSS prepares young men and women to excel in their post-secondary educations. Class of 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 achieved 100% College 100% Matriculation Rate. 96% of graduates currently pursue their college education. Class of 2017 raised over 11 million dollars in scholarships for their college education.
Attending Hampden Charter School of Science for the past five years has benefitted me enormously. The teachers, students, and staff at HCSS have encouraged my interest in the fields of mathematics and science.”
-A former HCSS Student
Science & Technology Program
The Science and Technology Program at HCSS is a highly challenging four-year curriculum which provides college-level academic experiences in science, math, and technology.
I am a parent of two children at HCSS. One is a graduate and attending Western New England University and the other is a Junior at HCSS. HCSS allows children who would be floundering to go to flourishing. I have witnessed that on first hand with multiple students”
–A HCSS parent
At HCSS, students develop passion beyond the classroom. They succeed not just in a win, but in the effort, and step back on the field each day, ready to work again.
“If you go visit the school, you really see the future leaders of our community and future leaders of our country right in the Hampden Charter School of Science. “
-State Senator, James T. Welch
HCSS encourages each student to increase his knowledge of the arts and to gain an aesthetic appreciation for the world around him. By exposing students to a colorful array of visual and performing art opportunities, the school encourages each student to discover and develop his unique talents