- Connecticut is the #32 largest school system in the United States, serving 539,553 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
April 22, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 22, 2017
Which states have the most diverse public schools? We analyze our data to find how much diversity truly exists on public school campuses. Learn about the varying levels of school diversity in regions around the nation, as well as the benefits derived from ethnic diversity in schools.
April 21, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!