Connecticut Public Schools
- Connecticut is the #32 largest school system in the United States, serving 539,519 students across 1,148 public schools.
- Connecticut public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.31.
- Minority enrollment is 43% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(CT) School Average
Two or more races
Connecticut Public Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
248 Schools146,270 Students45% Minority
303 Schools141,625 Students50% Minority
77 Schools24,455 Students16% Minority
61 Schools21,725 Students22% Minority
262 Schools128,821 Students50% Minority
99 Schools39,328 Students34% Minority
49 Schools20,148 Students16% Minority
49 Schools17,147 Students25% Minority
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