Top 5 Best Cheshire Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,123 students in Cheshire, CT (there are 5 private schools, serving 741 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Cheshire, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%). Cheshire has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in Cheshire, CT are Norton School, Chapman School and Highland School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cheshire, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Cheshire have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Cheshire, CT (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
Chapman School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
38 Country Club Rd.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-3591
Grades: K-6
| 346 students
Rank: #33.
Highland School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
490 Highland Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-0335
Grades: K-6
| 766 students
Rank: #44.
Doolittle School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
735 Cornwall Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-3549
Grades: K-6
| 484 students
Rank: #55.
Cheshire High School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 South Main St.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 250-2511
Grades: 9-12
| 1,313 students
Rank: #66.
Dodd Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Park Place
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-3249
Grades: 7-8
| 614 students
Rank: n/an/a
Darcey School
1686 Waterbury Rd.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-3577
Grades: PK-K
| 164 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Cheshire, Connecticut

Cheshire, Connecticut Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
900 Highland Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 651-6247
Grades: 11-12
| 13 students
30 Spring Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 250-2442
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
42 Jarvis St.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 806-2570
Grades: 8-12
| 275 students
111 Jarvis St
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 271-5965
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Cheshire, CT?
The top ranked public schools in Cheshire, CT include Norton School, Chapman School and Highland School. Cheshire has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
How many public schools are located in Cheshire, CT?
7 public schools are located in Cheshire, CT.
What percentage of students in Cheshire, CT go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Cheshire, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Cheshire, CT?
Cheshire, CT public schools minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public schools average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

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