Top 10 Best Connecticut Magnet Public Preschools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 36 magnet public preschools serving 17,073 students in Connecticut.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public preschools in Connecticut are Rotella Interdistrict Magnet School, Ana Grace Academy Of The Arts Elementary School and Discovery Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Connecticut magnet public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Connecticut public pre school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the Connecticut public preschool average of 55% (majority Hispanic).

Best Connecticut Magnet Public Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rotella Interdistrict Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
380 Pierpont Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 574-8168
Grades: PK-5
| 614 students
Rank: #22.
Ana Grace Academy Of The Arts Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20 Security Drive
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 726-9367
Grades: PK-5
| 483 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Discovery Academy
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
176 Cumberland Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 296-2090
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Museum Academy
Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11 Turkey Hill Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 231-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #55.
Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
233 South Elm St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 574-8162
Grades: PK-5
| 590 students
Rank: #66.
Academy Of Aerospace And Engineering Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
525 Brook Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 529-1652
Grades: PK-4
| 434 students
Rank: #77.
Mauro-sheridan Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Fountain St.
New Haven, CT 06515
(475) 220-2800
Grades: PK-8
| 532 students
Rank: #88.
Six-six Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
601 Pearl Harbor St.
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 330-6775
Grades: PK-8
| 454 students
Rank: #99.
Glastonbury/east Hartford Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
95 Oak Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 633-4455
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1010.
Breakthrough Magnet School South
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
290 Brookfield Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 695-5700
Grades: PK-8
| 358 students
Rank: #1111.
Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4510 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 275-1801
Grades: PK-8
| 492 students
Rank: #1212.
University Of Hartford Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
196 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 236-2899
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
International Magnet School For Global Citizenship
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Chapel Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 291-6001
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Reggio Magnet School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
59 Waterville Road
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 674-8549
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #1515.
Montessori Magnet At Fisher School
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
280 Plainfield Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 695-3560
Grades: PK-8
| 343 students
Rank: #1616.
Davis 21st Century Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 28% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Davis St.
New Haven, CT 06515
(475) 220-7800
Grades: PK-8
| 511 students
Rank: #1717.
Environmental Sciences Magnet At Hooker School
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
440 Broadview Terrace
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 695-3760
Grades: PK-8
| 613 students
Rank: #1818.
Betances Early Reading Lab Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
42 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 695-2840
Grades: PK-4
| 384 students
Rank: #1919.
Beecher School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Jewel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-3800
Grades: PK-8
| 495 students
Rank: #2020.
Breakthrough Magnet School North
Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
395 Lyme Street
Hartford, CT 06120
(860) 695-6380
Grades: PK-8
| 290 students
Rank: #2121.
Webster Micro Society Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
5 Cone Street
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 695-5380
Grades: PK-8
| 613 students
Rank: #2222.
Benjamin Jepson Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Lexington Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-2900
Grades: PK-8
| 507 students
Rank: #2323.
Montessori Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1460 Broad St.
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 757-6117
Grades: PK-6
| 350 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Kinsella Magnet School Of Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
65 Van Block Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 695-4140
Grades: PK-12
| 884 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Riverside Magnet School At Goodwin College
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
29 Willowbrook Rd
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 434-4800
Grades: PK-4
| 419 students
Rank: #2626.
John C. Daniels
Magnet School
Math: 19% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
569 Congress Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
(475) 220-3600
Grades: PK-8
| 536 students
Rank: #2727.
Montessori Magnet At Moylan School
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Catherine Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 695-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 306 students
Rank: #2828.
West Rock Authors Academy
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Valley Street
New Haven, CT 06515
(475) 220-4900
Grades: PK-4
| 203 students
Rank: #2929.
Ross/woodward School
Magnet School
Math: 14% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
185 Barnes Ave.
New Haven, CT 06513
(475) 220-3100
Grades: PK-8
| 672 students
Rank: #3030.
King/robinson Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Fournier St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-2700
Grades: PK-8
| 528 students
Rank: #3131.
C.b. Jennings Dual Language & International Elementary Magn
Magnet School
Math: 17% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Mercer Street
New London, CT 06320
(860) 447-6050
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #3232.
Capital Preparatory Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1304 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 695-9800
Grades: PK-12
| 489 students
Rank: #3333.
Barnard Environmental Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 11% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Derby Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-3500
Grades: PK-8
| 536 students
The Friendship School
Magnet School
24 Rope Ferry Rd.
Waterford, CT 06385
(860) 447-4049
Grades: PK-K
| 503 students
Hartford Prekindergarten Magnet School
Magnet School
(2)
121 Cornwall Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 695-5820
Grades: PK
| 156 students
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