Top 10 Best Hartford County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 252 public schools serving 129,835 students in Hartford County, CT (there are 106 private schools, serving 13,074 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Hartford County, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Hartford County, CT are Bugbee School, Avon High School and Buttonball Lane School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hartford County, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Hartford County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hartford County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bugbee School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1943 Asylum Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 929-5500
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #22.
Avon High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
510 West Avon Rd.
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 404-4740
Grades: 9-12
| 955 students
Rank: #33.
Buttonball Lane School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
376 Buttonball Ln.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 652-7276
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
East Farms School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25 Wolf Pit Rd.
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 674-9519
Grades: K-4
| 471 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Noah Wallace School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2 School St.
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 677-1659
Grades: K-4
| 323 students
Rank: #66.
Hopewell School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1068 Chestnut Hill Rd.
South Glastonbury, CT 06073
(860) 652-7897
Grades: K-4
| 472 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Canton High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
76 Simonds Avenue
Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-7707
Grades: 9-12
| 464 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
House Of Arts Letters And Science (Hals) Academy
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
30 Pendleton Rd.
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 826-1866
Grades: 6-8
| 146 students
Rank: #99.
West District School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
114 West District Road
Unionville, CT 06085
(860) 673-2579
Grades: K-4
| 376 students
Rank: #1010.
Latimer Lane School
Math: 71% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
33 Mountain View Rd.
Weatogue, CT 06089
(860) 658-4774
Grades: K-6
| 437 students
Rank: #1111.
Hebron Avenue School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1363 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 652-7875
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
Rank: #1212.
Tootin' Hills School
Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25 Nimrod Rd.
West Simsbury, CT 06092
(860) 658-7629
Grades: K-6
| 363 students
Rank: #1313.
Pleasant Valley School
Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
591 Ellington Rd.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 610-0291
Grades: PK-5
| 642 students
Rank: #1414.
Glastonbury High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
330 Hubbard St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 652-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,862 students
Rank: #1515.
Roaring Brook School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
30 Old Wheeler Ln.
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 404-4810
Grades: K-4
| 465 students
Rank: #1616.
West Hill School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
95 Cronin Dr.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 258-7761
Grades: PK-3
| 438 students
Rank: #1717.
Hall High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
975 North Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 232-4561
Grades: 9-12
| 1,428 students
Rank: #1818.
Avon Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
375 West Avon Rd.
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 404-4770
Grades: 7-8
| 514 students
Rank: #1919.
Nayaug Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
222 Old Maids Ln.
South Glastonbury, CT 06073
(860) 652-4949
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #2020.
Central School
Math: 63% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
29 Massaco St.
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 658-4732
Grades: K-6
| 380 students
Rank: #2121.
Irving A. Robbins Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
20 Wolf Pit Rd.
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 677-2683
Grades: 7-8
| 654 students
Rank: #2222.
Orchard Hill School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
380 Foster St.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 648-5015
Grades: PK-5
| 642 students
Rank: #2323.
Simsbury High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
34 Farms Village Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 658-0451
Grades: 9-12
| 1,274 students
Rank: #2424.
West Woods Upper Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
50 Judson Ln.
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 284-1230
Grades: 4-6
| 608 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Norfeldt School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35 Barksdale Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 233-4421
Grades: K-5
| 322 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Oshana Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
70 Church Street
Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-3450
Grades: K-5
| 244 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Urbin T. Kelley School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 Ridgewood Rd.
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-3310
Grades: PK-5
| 292 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Granby Memorial High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
315 Salmon Brook St.
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 844-3014
Grades: 9-12
| 574 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Union School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
173 School St.
Unionville, CT 06085
(860) 673-2575
Grades: K-4
| 316 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Braeburn School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45 Braeburn Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 561-2200
Grades: K-5
| 323 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Strong Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
820 Marion Ave.
Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-3314
Grades: K-5
| 263 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Whiting Lane School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
47 Whiting Ln.
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 233-8541
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #3333.
Conard High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
110 Beechwood Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 231-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,434 students
Rank: #3434.
Henry James Memorial School
Math: 58% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
155 Firetown Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 651-3341
Grades: 7-8
| 636 students
Rank: #3535.
Squadron Line School
Math: 62% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
44 Squadron Line Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 658-2251
Grades: PK-6
| 694 students
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Hartford County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
183 Steele St
New Britain, CT 06052
(860) 235-6395
Grades: 7-12
| 12 students
720 Pleasant St.
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-3229
Grades: 9-11
| 7 students
11 Wampanoag Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 231-7945
Grades: 12
| 13 students
242 Main Street
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-3379
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
505 South Main St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860) 224-6450
Grades: 7-12
| 51 students
632 King St.
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-7058
Grades: 5-12
| 21 students
400 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 695-3080
Grades: K-7
| 9 students
440 Broadview Terrace
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 695-3761
Grades: 4-5
| 6 students
639 Franklin Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 695-4621
Grades: PK-K
| 26 students
260 Holcomb Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 695-4841
Grades: K-8
| 45 students
55 Waverly Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 695-5160
Grades: 1-4
| 11 students
30 Old Wheeler Lane
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 404-4810
Grades: PK
| 56 students
1304 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 695-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 333 students
757 New Britain Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 695-2720
Grades: PK-8
| 397 students
2150 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 827-2234
Grades: K-5
| 10 students
Nye Rd
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 827-2204
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1151 Main St.
Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 647-3571
Grades: 6-9
| 660 students
134 East Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT 06042
(860) 647-3342
Grades: 7-12
| 53 students
44 Griffin Rd South
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 769-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
460 Capital Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 418-6148
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
45 Braeburn Rd
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 561-2200
Grades: K-5
| 6 students
90 Bridge St.
Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 668-3818
Grades: 1-2
| 134 students
210 Redstone Hill Road
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-7709
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students
300 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 695-1202
Grades: 9-10
| 412 students
76 Simonds Avenue
Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-7707
Grades: 11-12
| 3 students
1304 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 906-5122
Grades: 12
| 11 students
500 Vine Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 297-0800
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
525 Russell Rd
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 293-6400
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1265 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 244-3111
Grades: PK-2
| 225 students
36 Gardner St.
East Windsor, CT 06088
(860) 292-4048
Grades: 9-12
| 27 students
551 Peacedale Street
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-3881
Grades: 6-8
| 12 students
Chms Goal (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
551 Peacedale Street
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-3881
Grades: 6-8
| 7 students
120 Park St
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-7815
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
3 North St
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-7807
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
75 Clark Street
Hartford, CT 06120
(860) 695-3240
Grades: K-8
| 246 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Hartford County, CT?
The top ranked public schools in Hartford County, CT include Bugbee School, Avon High School and Buttonball Lane School.
How many public schools are located in Hartford County, CT?
252 public schools are located in Hartford County, CT.
What percentage of students in Hartford County, CT go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Hartford County, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Hartford County, CT?
Hartford County, CT public schools minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public schools average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

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