Top 10 Best Meriden Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,746 students in Meriden, CT (there are 6 private schools, serving 416 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Meriden, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Meriden, CT are Thomas Hooker School, Benjamin Franklin School and Hanover School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Meriden, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Meriden have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Best Meriden, CT Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thomas Hooker School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
70 Overlook Rd.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-8839
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #22.
Benjamin Franklin School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
426 West Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 235-7997
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #33.
Hanover School
Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
208 Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 235-6359
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #44.
Nathan Hale School
Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
277 Atkins St. Ext.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-7486
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #55.
Israel Putnam School
Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
133 Parker Ave.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-8493
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #66.
Washington Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1225 North Broad St.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 235-6606
Grades: 6-8
| 718 students
Rank: #77.
Lincoln Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
164 Centennial Ave.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 238-2381
Grades: 6-8
| 724 students
Rank: #88.
Francis T. Maloney High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
121 Gravel St.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 238-2334
Grades: 9-12
| 1,234 students
Rank: #99.
Roger Sherman School
Math: 25% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
64 North Pearl St.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 238-1286
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1010.
John Barry School
Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
124 Columbia St.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 237-8831
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #1111.
H. C. Wilcox Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
298 Oregon Rd.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 238-6260
Grades: 9-12
| 788 students
Rank: #1212.
Casimir Pulaski School
Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Clearview Ave.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 238-1273
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #1313.
Orville H. Platt High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
220 Coe Ave.
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 235-7963
Grades: 9-12
| 1,068 students
Rank: n/an/a
Edison Middle School
1355 North Broad Street
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 379-2590
Grades: 6-8
| 502 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Meriden, Connecticut

Meriden, Connecticut Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
110 West Main Street
Meriden, CT 06451
(203) 630-4177
Grades: 12
| 10 students
Homebound (Closed 2005)
Alternative School
22 Liberty Street
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 630-4171
Grades: 1-12
| 20 students
208 Main Street
Meriden, CT 06451
(203) 630-4177
Grades: PK-5
| 42 students
426 West Main Street
Meriden, CT 06451
(203) 630-4122
Grades: K-5
| 19 students
1225 North Broad Street
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 630-4122
Grades: 6-8
| 20 students
883 Paddock Avenue
Meriden, CT 06450
(203) 630-7850
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Meriden, CT?
The top ranked public schools in Meriden, CT include Thomas Hooker School, Benjamin Franklin School and Hanover School.
How many public schools are located in Meriden, CT?
14 public schools are located in Meriden, CT.
What percentage of students in Meriden, CT go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Meriden, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Meriden, CT?
Meriden, CT public schools minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public schools average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

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