Top 10 Best Fairfield County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 235 public schools serving 141,627 students in Fairfield County, CT (there are 119 private schools, serving 23,834 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Fairfield County, CT are educated in public schools compared to the CT state average of 89%. Fairfield County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in Fairfield County, CT are South School, Riverside School and Monroe Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Fairfield County, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Fairfield County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Best Fairfield County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South School
Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4313
Grades: K-4
| 517 students
Rank: #22.
Riverside School
Math: 88% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
90 Hendrie Ave.
Riverside, CT 06878
(203) 637-1440
Grades: K-5
| 445 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Monroe Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
375 Monroe Tpke.
Monroe, CT 06468
(203) 452-2870
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Ridgebury Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
112 Bennett's Farm Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5875
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Sherman School
Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
250 Fern St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8330
Grades: K-5
| 413 students
Rank: #66.
Stamford Charter School For Excellence
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Schuyler Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 989-0000
Grades: K-6
| 391 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Green's Farms School
Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17 Morningside Dr. South
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 222-3610
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Saxe Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
468 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4564
Grades: 5-8
| 1,342 students
Rank: #99.
Darien High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
80 High School Ln.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-3981
Grades: 9-12
| 1,382 students
Rank: #1010.
Coleytown Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
65 Easton Rd.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1710
Grades: K-5
| 423 students
Rank: #1111.
Scotland Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5825
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #1212.
Daniels Farm School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
710 Daniels Farm Rd.
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 452-4388
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #1313.
West School
Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
769 Ponus Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4410
Grades: PK-4
| 463 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Holmes Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
18 Hoyt St.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 353-4371
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Old Greenwich School
Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
825 Sound Beach Ave.
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
(203) 637-0150
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #1616.
Tokeneke Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7 Old Farm Rd.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-9666
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #1717.
East School
Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
54 Little Brook Rd.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4219
Grades: K-4
| 549 students
Rank: #1818.
North Mianus School
Math: 87% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
309 Palmer Hill Rd.
Riverside, CT 06878
(203) 637-9730
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #1919.
Hindley Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10 Nearwater Ln.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-1323
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #20 - 2420. - 24.
Barlow Mountain Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
115 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #20 - 2420. - 24.
Eastern Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
51 Hendrie Ave.
Riverside, CT 06878
(203) 637-1744
Grades: 6-8
| 837 students
Rank: #20 - 2420. - 24.
Farmingville Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
324 Farmingville Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5570
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #20 - 2420. - 24.
North Street School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
381 North St.
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 869-6756
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #20 - 2420. - 24.
Riverfield School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1625 Mill Plain Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8328
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #2525.
New Canaan High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,344 students
Rank: #2626.
Ridgefield High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 North Salem Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,558 students
Rank: #2727.
Tashua School
Math: 90% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
401 Stonehouse Rd.
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 452-4433
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #2828.
Staples High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
70 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,803 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Middlesex Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-2518
Grades: 6-8
| 1,143 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Ox Ridge Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
395 Mansfield Ave.
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 655-2579
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #3131.
Saugatuck Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
170 Riverside Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 221-2910
Grades: K-5
| 409 students
Rank: #3232.
Parkway School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
141 Lower Cross Rd.
Greenwich, CT 06831
(203) 869-7466
Grades: PK-5
| 226 students
Rank: #3333.
Bedford Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
88 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1510
Grades: 6-8
| 1,207 students
Rank: #3434.
Fairfield Ludlowe High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
785 Unquowa Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-7201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,546 students
Rank: #3535.
King's Highway Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
125 Post Rd. West
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1802
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
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Fairfield County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Aba Nichols (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
396 Nichols Avenue
Stratford, CT 06614
(203) 385-4294
Grades: K-1
| 4 students
Aba Second Hill Lane (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
65 Second Hill Lane
Stratford, CT 06614
(203) 385-4292
Grades: 1-2
| 4 students
Aba Whitney (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
1130 Huntington Road
Stratford, CT 06614
(203) 385-4198
Grades: K-1
| 6 students
103 Miry Brook Road
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 205-0000
Grades: 3-12
| 6 students
469 Birdseye Street
Stratford, CT 06615
(203) 385-4298
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
83 Lockwood Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 977-5620
Grades: 9-12
| 79 students
26 Locust Ave.
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-4786
Grades: 9-12
| 88 students
25 Gilbert Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 431-2878
Grades: 9-11
| 13 students
54 Gillotti Road
New Fairfield, CT 06812
(203) 312-5800
Grades: 10-12
| 8 students
381 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 977-5094
Grades: PK
| 162 students
138 Willoughby Road
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 929-1330
Grades: 1-4
| 10 students
1106 North Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(475) 225-9000
Grades: 10-12
| 5 students
280 Tesiny Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-8465
Grades: 1-12
| 64 students
60 Stephens Road
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 275-2926
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
108 Biro Street
Fairfield, CT 06432
(203) 333-7553
Grades: 6-8
| 66 students
25 Oakview Dr
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 365-8800
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
418 Kossuth St.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 275-1087
Grades: 9-11
| 27 students
55 Sutton Ave.
Stratford, CT 06615
(203) 385-4194
Grades: K-6
| 254 students
Central At Night (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1 Lincoln Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 576-7377
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Ces Segregated (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
65 Easton Road
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1710
Grades: 1-3
| 7 students
375 Fan Hill Rd
Monroe, CT 06468
(203) 452-5837
Grades: 6
| 277 students
400 Whittlesey Drive
Bethel, CT 06801
(203) 794-8698
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
255 North Ave.
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 341-1610
Grades: 6-8
| 456 students
Community Connections (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
180 East Elm Street
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 625-7459
Grades: 12
| 7 students
418 River Rd.
Shelton, CT 06484
(203) 924-9810
Grades: K-6
| 382 students
25 Oakview Dr.
Trumbull, CT 06611
(203) 365-8868
Grades: 6-12
| 87 students
115 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 5
| 1 students
District Program Erms (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
10 East Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 7
| 1 students
District Program Res (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
112 Bennetts Farm Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 3-5
| 8 students
District Program Ses (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 5
| 3 students
Dlc Whitney (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
1130 Huntington Road
Stratford, CT 06614
(203) 385-4199
Grades: K-5
| 6 students
755 Melville Ave.
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 255-8310
Grades: PK
| 127 students
Franklin Steps K-2 (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
1895 Barnum Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615
(203) 385-4190
Grades: 2
| 4 students
655 Stillman Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
(203) 576-7558
Grades: PK-6
| 279 students
50 Nunnawauk Road
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 270-2897
Grades: 11-12
| 4 students
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