Top 10 Best Waterbury Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 18,667 students in Waterbury, CT. Waterbury has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in Waterbury, CT are Rotella Interdistrict Magnet School, Brass City Charter School and Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waterbury, CT public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 58% statewide average). Schools in Waterbury have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Connecticut public schools.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Best Waterbury, CT Public Schools (2021-22)

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.
Brass City Charter School
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
212 Chestnut Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06710
(203) 527-5942
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
Waterbury Career Academy
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
175 Birch Street
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 851 students
Rank: #55.
Wendell L. Cross School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1255 Hamilton Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 574-8171
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #66.
W. F. Kaynor Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Tompkins St.
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 596-4302
Grades: 9-12
| 776 students
Rank: #77.
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (middle)
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16 South Elm St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 573-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 341 students
Rank: #88.
Carrington School
Math: 33% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
24 Kenmore Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8184
Grades: PK-8
| 483 students
Rank: #99.
H. S. Chase School
Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Woodtick Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 574-8188
Grades: PK-5
| 661 students
Rank: #1010.
Regan School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2780 North Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8187
Grades: K-5
| 273 students
Rank: #1111.
Duggan School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
952 Bank Street
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8875
Grades: PK-8
| 510 students
Rank: #1212.
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (high)
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16 South Elm St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 573-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 466 students
Rank: #1313.
Margaret M. Generali Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3196 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 574-8174
Grades: K-5
| 573 students
Rank: #1414.
F. J. Kingsbury School
Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
220 Columbia Blvd.
Waterbury, CT 06710
(203) 574-8172
Grades: PK-5
| 504 students
Rank: #1515.
Reed School
Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
33 Griggs Street
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8180
Grades: PK-8
| 470 students
Rank: #1616.
B. W. Tinker School
Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
809 Highland Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8186
Grades: K-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1717.
Washington School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
685 Baldwin St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 574-8177
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #1818.
Bunker Hill School
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Bunker Hill Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8183
Grades: PK-5
| 448 students
Rank: #1919.
Woodrow Wilson School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
235 Birch St.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 573-6660
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #2020.
Bucks Hill School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Bucks Hill Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8182
Grades: K-5
| 408 students
Rank: #2121.
Michael F. Wallace Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3465 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 574-8140
Grades: 6-8
| 1,090 students
Rank: #2222.
North End Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
534 Bucks Hill Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8097
Grades: 6-8
| 898 students
Rank: #2323.
Sprague School
Math: 17% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1443 Thomaston Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8189
Grades: PK-5
| 522 students
Rank: #2424.
Driggs School
Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
77 Woodlawn Terrace
Waterbury, CT 06710
(203) 574-8160
Grades: PK-5
| 536 students
Rank: #2525.
Gilmartin School
Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
107 Wyoming Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 574-8175
Grades: PK-8
| 486 students
Rank: #2626.
Hopeville School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Cypress St.
Waterbury, CT 06706
(203) 574-8173
Grades: K-5
| 343 students
Rank: #2727.
Walsh School
Math: 14% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Dikeman Street
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8164
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #2828.
John F. Kennedy High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
422 Highland Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8153
Grades: 9-12
| 1,273 students
Rank: #2929.
West Side Middle School
Math: 9% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
483 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8120
Grades: 6-8
| 972 students
Rank: #3030.
Crosby High School
Math: 5% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Pierpont Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 574-8061
Grades: 9-12
| 1,147 students
Rank: #3131.
Wilby High School
Math: 2% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
568 Bucks Hill Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,072 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Waterbury, Connecticut

Waterbury, Connecticut Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
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
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
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8061
Grades: 12
| 15 students
38 West Porter St.
Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 574-8875
Grades: K-3
| 8 students
30 Church St.
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 574-8050
Grades: 6-12
| 168 students
Excel Ii (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
30 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 574-8050
Grades: 10-11
| 2 students
Excel Iii (Closed 2018)
Alternative School
30 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 574-8050
Grades: 7-11
| 6 students
3196 East Main St.
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 574-8174
Grades: 1-5
| 29 students
3465 East Main St
Waterbury, CT 06705
(203) 574-8410
Grades: 7-8
| 7 students
North End Esc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
534 Bucks Hill Road
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8097
Grades: 8
| 7 students
Reed Esc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
33 Griggs St
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8180
Grades: 1-6
| 18 students
330 Bucks Hill Rd.
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8067
Grades: PK
| 228 students
State Street School (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
58 Griggs School
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8028
Grades: 3-12
| 68 students
Wilby Esc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
568 Bucks Hill Road
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-8100
Grades: 10-12
| 11 students
Woodrow Wilson Bdlc (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
235 Birch Street
Waterbury, CT 06704
(203) 574-6660
Grades: 1-5
| 15 students

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