Top 10 Best Connecticut Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 65 blue ribbon public schools serving 31,999 students in Connecticut.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Connecticut are West School, Bugbee School and Old Greenwich School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Connecticut blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Best Blue Ribbon Public Schools in Connecticut (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
769 Ponus Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4410
Grades: PK-4
| 457 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Bugbee School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1943 Asylum Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 929-5500
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Old Greenwich School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
825 Sound Beach Ave.
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
(203) 637-0150
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #44.
North Mianus School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
309 Palmer Hill Rd.
Riverside, CT 06878
(203) 637-9730
Grades: PK-5
| 498 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Dorothy C. Goodwin School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
321 Hunting Lodge Rd.
Storrs Mansfield, CT 06268
(860) 429-4630
Grades: PK-4
| 152 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Staples High School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
70 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,714 students
Rank: #77.
Weston High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
115 School Rd.
Weston, CT 06883
(203) 221-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 760 students
Rank: #88.
Hindley Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10 Nearwater Ln.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-1323
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #99.
Mill Hill School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
635 Mill Hill Terrace
Southport, CT 06890
(203) 255-8320
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #1010.
Middlebrook School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
131 School Rd.
Wilton, CT 06897
(203) 762-8388
Grades: 6-8
| 895 students
Rank: #1111.
Norton School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
414 North Brooksvale Rd.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-7283
Grades: K-6
| 436 students
Rank: #1212.
Middlesex Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-2518
Grades: 6-8
| 1,097 students
Rank: #1313.
Stamford Charter School For Excellence
Charter School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1 Schuyler Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 989-0000
Grades: PK-7
| 505 students
Rank: #1414.
Amity Regional High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25 Newton Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 397-4830
Grades: 9-12
| 1,395 students
Rank: #1515.
Dr. Robert H. Brown Intermediate School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
980 Durham Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-6400
Grades: 4-5
| 336 students
Rank: #1616.
Bedford Middle School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
88 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1510
Grades: 6-8
| 758 students
Rank: #1717.
Frisbie School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
24 Todd Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8146
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
Rank: #1818.
Kelly Lane Primary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
60 Kelly Ln.
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 844-3041
Grades: PK-2
| 406 students
Rank: #1919.
John Read Middle School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
486 Redding Road
Redding, CT 06896
(203) 938-2533
Grades: 5-8
| 335 students
Rank: #2020.
East Lyme High School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30 Chesterfield Rd.
East Lyme, CT 06333
(860) 739-6946
Grades: 9-12
| 970 students
Rank: #2121.
Guilford High School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
605 New England Rd.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-2741
Grades: 9-12
| 1,089 students
Rank: #2222.
Whiting Lane School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
47 Whiting Ln.
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 233-8541
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #2323.
Helen Keller Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
360 Sport Hill Rd.
Easton, CT 06612
(203) 268-8651
Grades: 6-8
| 316 students
Rank: #2424.
East Ridge Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10 East Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Connecticut Ib Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
857 Forbes St.
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 622-5590
Grades: 9-12
| 176 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Marine Science Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Shennecossett Road
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 434-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 271 students
Rank: #2727.
Thompson Brook School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Thompson Rd.
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 404-4870
Grades: 5-6
| 494 students
Rank: #2828.
Masuk High School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1014 Monroe Tpke.
Monroe, CT 06468
(203) 452-5823
Grades: 9-12
| 1,052 students
Rank: #2929.
Smith Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
216 Addison Rd.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 652-7040
Grades: 6-8
| 865 students
Rank: #3030.
Edith E. Mackrille School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
806 Jones Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6820
Grades: PK-4
| 314 students
Rank: #3131.
Henry James Memorial School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
155 Firetown Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 651-3341
Grades: 7-8
| 636 students
Rank: #3232.
George Hersey Robertson School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
227 Cross Street
Coventry, CT 06238
(860) 742-7341
Grades: 3-5
| 358 students
Rank: #3333.
E. O. Smith High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1235 Storrs Rd.
Storrs Mansfield, CT 06268
(860) 487-0877
Grades: 9-12
| 1,094 students
Rank: #3434.
Wamogo Regional High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
98 Wamogo Rd.
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-7410
Grades: 9-12
| 379 students
Rank: #3535.
Thomas Hooker School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
70 Overlook Rd.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-8839
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Connecticut?
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Connecticut include West School, Bugbee School and Old Greenwich School.
How many blue ribbon public schools are located in Connecticut?
65 blue ribbon public schools are located in Connecticut.
What is the racial composition of students in Connecticut?
Connecticut blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public schools average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

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