Top 10 Best New Haven County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 230 public schools serving 120,227 students in New Haven County, CT. New Haven County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in New Haven County, CT are Norton School, Kathleen H. Ryerson Elementary School and Chapman School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Haven County, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in New Haven County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Best New Haven County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Norton School
Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
414 North Brooksvale Rd.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-7283
Grades: K-6
| 400 students
Rank: #22.
Kathleen H. Ryerson Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
982 Durham Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-6440
Grades: K-4
| 202 students
Rank: #33.
Chapman School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
38 Country Club Rd.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-3591
Grades: K-6
| 313 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Edith E. Mackrille School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
806 Jones Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6820
Grades: PK-4
| 320 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Frisbie School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24 Todd Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8146
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Gainfield Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
307 Old Field Rd.
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 264-5312
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Guilford Lakes School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40 Maupas Rd.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-5201
Grades: PK-4
| 295 students
Rank: #88.
E. C. Adams Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
233 Church St.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-2755
Grades: 6-8
| 578 students
Rank: #99.
Amity Middle School: Bethany
Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
190 Luke Hill Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524
(203) 393-3102
Grades: 7-8
| 330 students
Rank: #1010.
Amity Middle School: Orange
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Ohman Ave.
Orange, CT 06477
(203) 392-3200
Grades: 7-8
| 391 students
Rank: #1111.
Daniel Hand High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
286 Green Hill Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-6350
Grades: 9-12
| 1,128 students
Rank: #1212.
Calvin Leete School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
280 South Union St.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-2726
Grades: K-4
| 264 students
Rank: #1313.
Highland School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
490 Highland Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-0335
Grades: K-6
| 721 students
Rank: #1414.
A. Baldwin Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
68 Bullard Dr.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 457-0222
Grades: 5-6
| 538 students
Rank: #1515.
Long Meadow Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
65 North Benson Rd.
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758-1144
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
Rank: #1616.
Guilford High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
605 New England Rd.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-2741
Grades: 9-12
| 1,131 students
Rank: #1717.
Beecher Road School
Math: 74% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
40 Beecher Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 389-2195
Grades: PK-6
| 830 students
Rank: #1818.
Pomperaug Regional High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
234 Judd Rd.
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 262-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,197 students
Rank: #1919.
Turkey Hill School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
441 Turkey Hill Rd.
Orange, CT 06477
(203) 891-8040
Grades: 1-6
| 294 students
Rank: #2020.
Peck Place School
Math: 73% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Peck Ln.
Orange, CT 06477
(203) 891-8034
Grades: 1-6
| 337 students
Rank: #21 - 2421. - 24.
A. W. Cox School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
143 Three Mile Course
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-5291
Grades: K-4
| 265 students
Rank: #21 - 2421. - 24.
Alcott School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1490 Woodtick Rd.
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8160
Grades: PK-5
| 263 students
Rank: #21 - 2421. - 24.
Melissa Jones School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
181 Ledge Hill Rd.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 457-0773
Grades: K-4
| 292 students
Rank: #21 - 2421. - 24.
Orchard Hills School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
185 Marino Dr.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3566
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #2525.
Dodd Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Park Place
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-3249
Grades: 7-8
| 783 students
Rank: #2626.
Cheshire High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
525 South Main St.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 250-2511
Grades: 9-12
| 1,401 students
Rank: #2727.
Doolittle School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
735 Cornwall Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-3549
Grades: 1-6
| 456 students
Rank: #2828.
Worthington Hooker School
Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
180 Canner St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(475) 220-7200
Grades: K-8
| 449 students
Rank: #2929.
Rochambeau Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Peter Rd.
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 264-2711
Grades: 6-8
| 484 students
Rank: #3030.
Ridge Road Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1341 Ridge Rd.
North Haven, CT 06473
(203) 248-4050
Grades: PK-5
| 390 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
J. Milton Jeffrey Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
331 Copse Rd.
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-6460
Grades: K-4
| 355 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Middlebury Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
550 Whittemore Rd
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758-2401
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Pomperaug School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
607 Main St.
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 264-8283
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #3434.
Orange Avenue School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
260 Orange Ave.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3537
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #3535.
Amity Regional High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
25 Newton Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 397-4830
Grades: 9-12
| 1,476 students
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New Haven County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
A. C. E. S. (Closed 2010)
Special Education School
350 State Street
North Haven, CT 06473
(203) 407-4417
Grades: PK-12
| 629 students
70 Pond Hill Road
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 294-6290
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
Abc Classroom (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
24 Todd Road
Wolcott, CT 06716
(203) 879-8146
Grades: 3
| 3 students
Academy (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
140 Gulf Street
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3652
Grades: 9-12
| 47 students
4 School St.
Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-6430
Grades: 1-4
| 374 students
30 Coer Road
Prospect, CT 06712
(203) 758-4408
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
35 Hillfield Rd.
Hamden, CT 06518
(203) 407-2010
Grades: PK-5
| 137 students
40 Quirk Road
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3652
Grades: 9-12
| 87 students
61 Quaker Farms Rd.
Oxford, CT 06478
(203) 888-2468
Grades: 7-12
| 12 students
29 Maple St
Seymour, CT 06483
(203) 888-2009
Grades: K-5
| 290 students
Asd Lab (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
2 Tetlow Street
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 937-4333
Grades: 5-8
| 6 students
B.w. Tinker Bdlc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
809 Highland Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8186
Grades: 1-5
| 17 students
11 Draher St
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8181
Grades: K-5
| 264 students
40 Beecher Rd
Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 389-2195
Grades: 3-6
| 428 students
40 Beecher Rd
Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 389-2195
Grades: PK-2
| 309 students
446a Blake Street Suite 100
New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 786-6403
Grades: 10-12
| 16 students
255 Meloy Road
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6830
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
1 Mcdonough Plaza
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 937-4360
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
185 East Main Street
Branford, CT 06405
(203) 488-7291
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
29 John St
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 346-3931
Grades: K-5
| 189 students
Bunker Hill Bdlc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
170 Bunker Hill Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8183
Grades: 1-5
| 22 students
Carrington Esc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
24 Kenmore Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8184
Grades: K-5
| 10 students
26 Old Post Rd.
Northford, CT 06472
(203) 484-9501
Grades: 7-12
| 40 students
28 Central Ave.
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 720-5224
Grades: PK
| 31 students
28 Central Ave
Naugatuck, CT 06770
(203) 720-5224
Grades: K-4
| 236 students
900 Highland Ave.
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 651-6247
Grades: 11-12
| 13 students
370 Bassett Drive
North Haven, CT 06473
(203) 250-2431
Grades: 12
| 16 students
165 Richards St
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 931-6870
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
195 Wilmot Rd
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 946-5400
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
Collaborative Alternative Magnet School (Closed 2011)
Special Education School
Magnet School
26 Old Post Rd
Northford, CT 06472
(203) 234-0303
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
110 West Main Street
Meriden, CT 06451
(203) 630-4177
Grades: 12
| 10 students
12 Center Street
Prospect, CT 06712
(203) 758-6674
Grades: 4-5
| n/a students
34 Park Street
Torrington, CT 06790
(203) 974-7300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8061
Grades: 12
| 15 students
82 Elliot St.
East Haven, CT 06512
(203) 468-3316
Grades: PK-2
| 207 students
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