Top 3 Best New Canaan Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 2,831 students in New Canaan, CT. The top ranked public elementary schools in New Canaan, CT are West School, South School and East School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Canaan, CT public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 85% (versus the 50% statewide average). Elementary schools in New Canaan have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 1% of Connecticut public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Elementary Schools in New Canaan, CT (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
769 Ponus Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4410
Grades: PK-4
| 457 students
Rank: #22.
South School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
8 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4313
Grades: K-4
| 522 students
Rank: #33.
East School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
54 Little Brook Rd.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4219
Grades: K-4
| 525 students
Rank: #44.
Saxe Middle School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
468 South Ave.
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 594-4564
Grades: 5-8
| 1,327 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in New Canaan, CT?
The top ranked public elementary schools in New Canaan, CT include West School, South School and East School. New Canaan has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
How many public elementary schools are located in New Canaan, CT?
4 public elementary schools are located in New Canaan, CT.
What is the racial composition of students in New Canaan, CT?
New Canaan, CT public elementary schools minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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