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For the 2021 school year, there are 52 public schools serving 22,709 students in Hartford, CT. Hartford has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in Hartford, CT are Bristow Middle School, Renzulli Gifted And Talented Academy and University High School Of Science And Engineering. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hartford, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Hartford have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Hartford, CT Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Bristow Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    34 Highland St.
    Hartford, CT 06102
    (860) 231-2100

    Grades: 6-8 | 420 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Renzulli Gifted And Talented Academy Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    110 Washington Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-2140

    Grades: 4-8 | 134 students
  • Rank: #33.
    University High School Of Science And Engineering Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    351 Mark Twain Drive
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-9020

    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Stem Magnet At Fisher School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    280 Plainfield Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-3500

    Grades: K-8 | 363 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Achievement First Hartford Academy Inc. Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    305 Greenfield Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-6685

    Grades: K-12 | 1,149 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Breakthrough Magnet School South Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    290 Brookfield Street
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-5700

    Grades: PK-8 | 358 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Montessori Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1460 Broad St.
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 757-6117

    Grades: PK-6 | 350 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Greater Hartford Academy Of The Arts High School - Full Ti Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    15 Vernon St.
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 757-6321

    Grades: 9-12 | 446 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Greater Hartford Academy Of The Arts Magnet Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    140 Huyshope Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 724-0685

    Grades: 6-8 | 339 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Environmental Sciences Magnet At Hooker School Magnet School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    440 Broadview Terrace
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-3760

    Grades: PK-8 | 613 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Capital Community College Magnet Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1304 Main Street
    Hartford, CT 06103
    (860) 906-5122

    Grades: 11-12 | 33 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Montessori Magnet At Fisher School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    280 Plainfield Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-3560

    Grades: PK-8 | 343 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Webster Micro Society Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5 Cone Street
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 695-5380

    Grades: PK-8 | 613 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Betances Early Reading Lab Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    42 Charter Oak Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-2840

    Grades: PK-4 | 384 students
  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Breakthrough Magnet School North Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    395 Lyme Street
    Hartford, CT 06120
    (860) 695-6380

    Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Betances Stem Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    585 Wethersfield Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-2840

    Grades: 5-8 | 288 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Montessori Magnet At Moylan School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 Catherine Street
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-2600

    Grades: PK-6 | 306 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Jumoke Academy Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    834 Asylum Ave.
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 527-0575

    Grades: PK-12 | 753 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Kinsella Magnet School Of Performing Arts Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    65 Van Block Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-4140

    Grades: PK-12 | 884 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    53 Vernon Street
    Hartford, CT 06103
    (860) 757-6201

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,069 student
  • Rank: #2121.
    Sport And Medical Sciences Academy Magnet School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    280 Huyshope Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-6900

    Grades: 6-12 | 700 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Naylor/ccsu Leadership Academy Math: 21% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    639 Franklin Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-4620

    Grades: PK-8 | 614 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Sanchez School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    176 Babcock Street
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-4940

    Grades: PK-5 | 364 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Classical Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    85 Woodland Street
    Hartford, CT 06105
    (860) 695-9100

    Grades: 6-12 | 523 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Expeditionary Learning Academy At Moylan School Math: 21% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 Catherine Street
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-4500

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Capital Preparatory Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1304 Main Street
    Hartford, CT 06103
    (860) 695-9800

    Grades: PK-12 | 489 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Culinary Arts Academy At Weaver High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Tower Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-1733

    Grades: 10-12 | 73 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    West Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    44 Niles Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-5480

    Grades: PK-8 | 437 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Kennelly School Math: 15% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    180 White Street
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-3860

    Grades: PK-8 | 534 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Journalism And Media Academy Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Tower Street
    Hartford, CT 06120
    (860) 695-1818

    Grades: 9-12 | 211 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Batchelder School Math: 12% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    757 New Britain Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 695-2720

    Grades: PK-8 | 397 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Rawson School Math: 12% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    260 Holcomb Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-4840

    Grades: PK-8 | 357 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Global Communications Academy Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    85 Edwards Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-6020

    Grades: K-12 | 629 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    M. D. Fox School Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    470 Maple Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-7790

    Grades: PK-8 | 610 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Burr School Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Wethersfield Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06114
    (860) 695-3080

    Grades: PK-8 | 542 students
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