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About Us

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Home of the Panthers

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School, generally referred to as Dag, is located on Wallingford's east side, next to the Lyman Hall High School campus. Elementary feeder schools are: Moses Y. Beach, Pond Hill, Rock Hill, Stevens, and Yalesville.

Built in 1961, the school was named to honor the international peace advocate and former Secretary General of the United Nations.

  • Principal: Todd Snyder
  • Assistant Principal: Christine Melita
  • Staff: 70 teachers and 31 support staff
  • Grades 6 to 8
  • 655 students

Mission Statement

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School creates a caring and stimulating environment that develops self-esteem and mutual respect while fostering the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of each student.