Top 10 Best Connecticut Public Schools (2022)

Connecticut is the #35 largest school system in the United States, serving 496,362 students across the 997 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Connecticut is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 58%.
The top ranked public schools in Connecticut are South School, Booth Free School and Riverside School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 50% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CT) School Average
Asian
5%
Hispanic
28%
Black
13%
White
50%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Connecticut (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
South School
Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
8 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4313
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Booth Free School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
14 South St.
Roxbury, CT 06783
(860) 354-9391
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Riverside School
Math: 88% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
90 Hendrie Ave.
Riverside, CT 06878
(203) 637-1440
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Monroe Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
375 Monroe Tpke.
Monroe, CT 06468
(203) 452-2870
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Ridgebury Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
112 Bennett's Farm Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5875
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Sherman School
Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
250 Fern St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8330
Rank: #77.
Stamford Charter School For Excellence
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
1 Schuyler Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 989-0000
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Green's Farms School
Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
17 Morningside Dr. South
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 222-3610
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Saxe Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-8
468 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4564
Rank: #1010.
Darien High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
80 High School Ln.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-3981

Best Connecticut Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
235
141,627
52%
250
130,471
57%
52
18,725
27%
231
116,546
57%
44
17,788
23%
42
15,411
29%

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