Top 10 Best Connecticut Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 45 blue ribbon public elementary schools serving 20,092 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 elementary schools in Connecticut are West School, Old Greenwich School and Norton School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Connecticut blue ribbon public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Best Connecticut Blue Ribbon Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    West School Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    769 Ponus Ridge
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203) 594-4410

    491 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #22.
    Old Greenwich School Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    825 Sound Beach Ave.
    Old Greenwich, CT 06870
    (203) 637-0150

    469 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #33.
    Norton School Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    414 North Brooksvale Rd.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-7283

    400 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #44.
    North Mianus School Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    309 Palmer Hill Rd.
    Riverside, CT 06878
    (203) 637-9730

    505 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #55.
    Hindley Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10 Nearwater Ln.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203) 655-1323

    483 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #66.
    Middlesex Middle School Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd.
    Darien, CT 06820
    (203) 655-2518

    1,123 student
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #77.
    Dorothy C. Goodwin School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    321 Hunting Lodge Rd.
    Storrs Mansfield, CT 06268
    (860) 429-4630

    176 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #88.
    Bedford Middle School Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    88 North Ave.
    Westport, CT 06880
    (203) 341-1510

    854 students
    Year: n/a
  • Rank: #99.
    Edith E. Mackrille School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    806 Jones Hill Rd.
    West Haven, CT 06516
    (203) 931-6820

    320 students
    Year: 2004
  • Rank: #1010.
    Oakdale School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    30 Indiana Circle
    Oakdale, CT 06370
    (860) 859-1800

    277 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #1111.
    Helen Keller Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    360 Sport Hill Rd.
    Easton, CT 06612
    (203) 268-8651

    325 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1212.
    East Ridge Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10 East Ridge Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5500

    697 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #1313.
    Middlebrook School Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    131 School Rd.
    Wilton, CT 06897
    (203) 762-8388

    1,004 student
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1414.
    Bugbee School Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1943 Asylum Ave.
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860) 929-5500

    394 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #1515.
    Mill Hill School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    635 Mill Hill Terrace
    Southport, CT 06890
    (203) 255-8320

    347 students
    Year: 2003
  • Rank: #1616.
    John Read Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    486 Redding Road
    Redding, CT 06896
    (203) 938-2533

    422 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rank: #1717.
    George Hersey Robertson School Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    227 Cross Street
    Coventry, CT 06238
    (860) 742-7341

    386 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1818.
    Worthington Hooker School Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    180 Canner St.
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-7200

    449 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1919.
    Thompson Brook School Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    150 Thompson Rd.
    Avon, CT 06001
    (860) 404-4870

    487 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2020.
    Wakelee School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12 Hempel Dr.
    Wolcott, CT 06716
    (203) 879-8154

    373 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #2121.
    Thomas W. Mahan School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    94 Salem Tpke.
    Norwich, CT 06360
    (860) 823-4205

    248 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #2222.
    Dr. Robert H. Brown Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    980 Durham Rd.
    Madison, CT 06443
    (203) 245-6400

    393 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    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: #23-2423.- 24.
    Thomas Hooker School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    70 Overlook Rd.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203) 237-8839

    418 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #2525.
    Hebron Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    92 Church St.
    Hebron, CT 06248
    (860) 228-9465

    380 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2626.
    Wamogo Regional High School Math: 48% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    98 Wamogo Rd.
    Litchfield, CT 06759
    (860) 567-7410

    522 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2727.
    Anna Reynolds School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    85 Reservoir Rd.
    Newington, CT 06111
    (860) 521-7830

    446 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #2828.
    Multicultural Magnet School Math: 53% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    700 Palisade Ave.
    Bridgeport, CT 06610
    (203) 576-7505

    464 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #2929.
    Brownstone Intermediate School Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    314 Main St.
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860) 342-6765

    201 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #3030.
    Charles Barnum School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    68 Briar Hill Rd.
    Groton, CT 06340
    (860) 449-5640

    366 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #3131.
    John Barry School Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    124 Columbia St.
    Meriden, CT 06450
    (203) 237-8831

    485 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #3232.
    Carbone School/east Haven Academy Math: 46% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Tyler St.
    East Haven, CT 06512
    (203) 468-3219

    340 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    South Street School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    129 South St.
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203) 797-4787

    408 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Windham Center School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    45 North Rd.
    Windham, CT 06280
    (860) 465-2440

    274 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #3535.
    Jefferson Magnet School Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    75 Van Buren Avenue
    Norwalk, CT 06850
    (203) 899-2870

    557 students
    Year: 2014
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