Daniel Hand High School is a public school serving students in grades 9 through 12. With student enrollment of about…More 1,300, the school has more than 110 general education teachers. The sports teams are the Daniel Hand High School Tigers.
The high school is accredited by the New England Association of Secondary Schools and each year more than 90 percent of the graduating class goes on to post-secondary education. Barbara Britton is principal. Daniel Zittoun and Cynthia Schneider are assistant principals.
The high school is named after businessman and philanthropist Daniel Hand, a descendant of the town's earliest settlers, who donated a two-story brick school building to the town in 1884.