Top 10 Best Connecticut Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 57 blue ribbon public schools serving 30,423 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, North Mianus School and Bugbee 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 64% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Connecticut Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    West School Math: 95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    769 Ponus Ridge
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203) 594-4410

    491 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #22.
    North Mianus School Math: 86% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    309 Palmer Hill Rd.
    Riverside, CT 06878
    (203) 637-9730

    505 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #33.
    Bugbee School Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1943 Asylum Ave.
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 929-5500

    394 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #44.
    Hindley Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10 Nearwater Ln.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203) 655-1323

    483 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #55.
    Staples High School Math: 79% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    70 North Ave.
    Westport, CT 06880
    (203) 341-1210

    1,888 student
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #66.
    Old Greenwich School Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    825 Sound Beach Ave.
    Old Greenwich, CT 06870
    (203) 637-0150

    469 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #77.
    Weston High School Math: 77% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    115 School Rd.
    Weston, CT 06883
    (203) 291-1602

    808 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #88.
    Middlesex Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203) 655-2518

    1,123 student
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #99.
    Bedford Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    88 North Ave.
    Westport, CT 06880
    (203) 341-1510

    854 students
    Year: n/a
  • Rank: #1010.
    Helen Keller Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    360 Sport Hill Rd.
    Easton, CT 06612
    (203) 268-8651

    325 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1111.
    Edith E. Mackrille School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    806 Jones Hill Rd.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203) 931-6820

    320 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #1212.
    Oakdale School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    30 Indiana Circle
    Oakdale, CT 06370
    (860) 859-1800

    277 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #1313.
    Dorothy C. Goodwin School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    321 Hunting Lodge Rd.
    Storrs Mansfield, CT 06268
    (860) 429-4630

    176 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1414.
    Henry James Memorial School Math: 69% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    155 Firetown Rd.
    Simsbury, CT 06070
    (860) 651-3341

    655 students
    Year: 2003, 2008
  • Rank: #1515.
    Middlebrook School Math: 75% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    131 School Rd.
    Wilton, CT 06897
    (203) 762-8388

    1,004 student
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1616.
    John Read Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    486 Redding Road
    Redding, CT 06896
    (203) 938-2533

    422 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #1717.
    Norton School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    414 North Brooksvale Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-7283

    400 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1818.
    Guilford High School Math: 63% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    605 New England Rd.
    Guilford, CT 06437
    (203) 453-2741

    1,131 student
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #1919.
    Mill Hill School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    635 Mill Hill Terrace
    Southport, CT 06890
    (203) 255-8320

    347 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #2020.
    Thompson Brook School Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    150 Thompson Rd.
    Avon, CT 06001
    (860) 404-4870

    487 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2121.
    Amity Regional High School Math: 65% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25 Newton Rd.
    Woodbridge, CT 06525
    (203) 397-4830

    1,476 student
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2222.
    Worthington Hooker School Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    180 Canner St.
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-7200

    449 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2323.
    Smith Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    216 Addison Rd.
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (860) 652-7040

    981 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2424.
    George Hersey Robertson School Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    227 Cross Street
    Coventry, CT 06238
    (860) 742-7341

    386 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #2525.
    Brownstone Intermediate School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    314 Main St.
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860) 342-6765

    201 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #2626.
    East Ridge Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10 East Ridge Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5500

    697 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #2727.
    Masuk High School Math: 59% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1014 Monroe Tpke.
    Monroe, CT 06468
    (203) 452-5823

    1,017 student
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2828.
    Haddam-killingworth High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    95 Little City Road
    Higganum, CT 06441
    (860) 345-8541

    673 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2929.
    Portland Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    93 High Street
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860) 342-1880

    221 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #3030.
    Thomas Hooker School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    70 Overlook Rd.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203) 237-8839

    418 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #3131.
    Dr. Robert H. Brown Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    980 Durham Rd.
    Madison, CT 06443
    (203) 245-6400

    393 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Northeast School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    69 East St.
    Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
    (860) 870-6080

    235 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Wakelee School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    12 Hempel Dr.
    Wolcott, CT 06716
    (203) 879-8154

    373 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #3434.
    Connecticut Ib Academy Magnet School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    857 Forbes St.
    East Hartford, CT 06118
    (860) 622-5590

    187 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #3535.
    East Lyme High School Math: 52% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    30 Chesterfield Rd.
    East Lyme, CT 06333
    (860) 739-6946

    1,019 student
    Year: 2017
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