Top 10 Best Hartford County Public Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 78 public preschools serving 32,367 students in Hartford County, CT.
The top ranked public preschools in Hartford County, CT are Pleasant Valley School, West Hill School and Orchard Hill School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hartford County, CT public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Connecticut public pre school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 41% statewide average). Pre schools in Hartford County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Connecticut public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public preschool average of 58% (majority Hispanic).

Best Hartford County Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
Kelly Lane Primary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
60 Kelly Ln.
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 844-3041
Grades: PK-2
| 406 students
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
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
Rank: #88.
Cherry Brook Primary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4 Barbourtown Rd.
Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-7721
Grades: PK-3
| 459 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Aiken School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
212 King Philip Dr.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 233-6994
Grades: PK-5
| 404 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Webster Hill School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
125 Webster Hill Blvd.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 521-0320
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #1111.
Philip R. Smith School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
949 Avery Street
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 648-5025
Grades: PK-5
| 451 students
Rank: #1212.
Louis Toffolon School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
145 Northwest Dr.
Plainville, CT 06062
(860) 793-3280
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1313.
Derynoski Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
240 Main St.
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-3286
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Elmer Thienes-mary Hall Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25 School Dr.
Marlborough, CT 06447
(860) 295-6220
Grades: PK-6
| 447 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
John Paterson School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
120 Church St.
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 666-4657
Grades: PK-4
| 396 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Smith School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
64 St. James St.
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 236-3317
Grades: PK-5
| 329 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Lake Garda Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
61 Monce Rd.
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-2511
Grades: PK-4
| 424 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Myrtle H. Stevens School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
322 Orchard St.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 258-7751
Grades: PK-3
| 384 students
Rank: #1919.
Hartland School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30 South Rd.
East Hartland, CT 06027
(860) 653-7207
Grades: PK-8
| 139 students
Rank: #2020.
Mary E. Griswold School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
133 Heather Ln.
Berlin, CT 06037
(860) 828-6336
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #2121.
Allgrove School
33 Turkey Hills Rd.
East Granby, CT 06026
(860) 653-2505
Grades: PK-2
| 172 students
Rank: #2222.
Alfred W. Hanmer School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
50 Francis St.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 571-8370
Grades: PK-6
| 335 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Emma Hart Willard School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1088 Norton Rd.
Berlin, CT 06037
(860) 828-4151
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Ruth Chaffee School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
160 Superior Ave.
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 666-4687
Grades: PK-4
| 319 students
Rank: #2525.
Highcrest School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
95 Highcrest Rd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 571-8380
Grades: PK-6
| 475 students
Rank: #2626.
Frank T. Wheeler School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15 Cleverland Memorial Dr.
Plainville, CT 06062
(860) 793-3290
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Charles Wright School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
186 Nott St.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 571-8350
Grades: PK-6
| 274 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Samuel B. Webb Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
51 Willow St.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 571-8340
Grades: PK-6
| 327 students
Rank: #2929.
Charter Oak International Academy
(Math: 42% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
425 Oakwood Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 233-8506
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #3030.
Ivy Drive School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
160 Ivy Dr.
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-7844
Grades: PK-5
| 359 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Academy Of Aerospace And Engineering Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7 Gardner Way
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 529-1652
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Anna Reynolds School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
85 Reservoir Rd.
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 521-7830
Grades: PK-4
| 387 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Elizabeth Green School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
30 Thomas St.
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 666-3394
Grades: PK-4
| 307 students
Rank: #3434.
Emerson-williams School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
461 Wells Rd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 571-8360
Grades: PK-6
| 432 students
Rank: #3535.
Mountain View School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
71 Vera Rd.
Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 584-7726
Grades: PK-5
| 340 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 preschools in Hartford County, CT?
The top ranked public preschools in Hartford County, CT include Pleasant Valley School, West Hill School and Orchard Hill School.
How many public preschools are located in Hartford County, CT?
78 public preschools are located in Hartford County, CT.
What is the racial composition of students in Hartford County, CT?
Hartford County, CT public preschools minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public preschools average of 58% (majority Hispanic).

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