Shepherd Glen School is an educational institution that serves more than 300 students in kindergarten through grade six. The school offers classes in math, science, English and social studies. It operates art, music and physical education departments. Shepherd Glen School provides a range of school wide projects and activities. The school has a parent-teacher association that supports a variety of recreational activities and fundraising events. In addition, the school offers special education and English as a Second Language programs. Its media center houses various types of magazines, reference materials, videos, and fiction and nonfiction books. Shepherd Glen School is governed by Hamden Public Schools, which operates several elementary, middle, high and magnet schools.