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The front of Dag Hammarskjold Middle School

Home of the Panthers

Dag Hammarskjold Middle School, generally referred to as "Dag", is located on the east side of Wallingford, next to the Lyman Hall High School campus. We are a comprehensive middle school that truly works to address the social, emotional, academic, and intellectual needs of our students. The elementary feeder schools are: Moses Y. Beach, Pond Hill, Rock Hill, Stevens, and Yalesville. We welcome each student to be who they are as they navigate through early adolescence. Our dedicated faculty love what they do and they love sharing this passion with students.

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

  • Principal: Frank Jawidzik
  • Assistant Principal: Christine Melita
  • Staff: 70 teachers and 31 support staff
  • Grades 6 to 8
  • approximately 600 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.

Dag Hammarskjold Panther Logo
Dag Hammarskjold Middle School Front Entrance