Top 5 Best Ridgefield Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,472 students in Ridgefield, CT (there are 4 private schools, serving 850 private students). 84% of all K-12 students in Ridgefield, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%). Ridgefield has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in Ridgefield, CT are Farmingville Elementary School, Scotland Elementary School and Branchville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ridgefield, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 80% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Ridgefield have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Best Ridgefield, CT Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Farmingville Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
324 Farmingville Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5570
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Scotland Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5825
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Branchville Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
40 Florida Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5850
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Veterans Park Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8 Governor St.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5525
Grades: K-5
| 253 students
Rank: #55.
Ridgebury Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
112 Bennett's Farm Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5875
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #66.
Ridgefield High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 North Salem Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,516 students
Rank: #77.
Barlow Mountain Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
115 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #88.
East Ridge Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10 East Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students
Rank: #99.
Scotts Ridge Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
750 North Salem Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5725
Grades: 6-8
| 519 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ridgefield, Connecticut

Ridgefield, Connecticut Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
25 Gilbert Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 431-2878
Grades: 9-11
| 13 students
115 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 5
| 1 students
10 East Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 7
| 1 students
District Program Res (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
112 Bennetts Farm Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 3-5
| 8 students
District Program Ses (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5550
Grades: 5
| 3 students
Homebound (Closed 2005)
Alternative School
70 Prospect Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 431-2800
Grades: PK-12
| 2 students
8 Governor St.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 438-6571
Grades: 12
| 7 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Ridgefield, CT?
How many public schools are located in Ridgefield, CT?
9 public schools are located in Ridgefield, CT.
What percentage of students in Ridgefield, CT go to public school?
84% of all K-12 students in Ridgefield, CT are educated in public schools (compared to the CT state average of 89%).
What is the racial composition of students in Ridgefield, CT?
Ridgefield, CT public schools minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public schools average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

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