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The top ranked public schools in Connecticut state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Connecticut is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 57%.
The top ranked public schools in Connecticut are West School, Scotland Elementary School and Green's Farms School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Darien, New Canaan and Riverside.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Connecticut (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    West SchoolMath: 95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-4769 Ponus Ridge
    New CanaanCT 06840
    (203) 594-4410

  • Rank: #22.
    Scotland Elementary SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
    RidgefieldCT 06877
    (203) 894-5825

  • Rank: #33.
    Green's Farms SchoolMath: 91% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-517 Morningside Dr. South
    WestportCT 06880
    (203) 222-3610

  • Rank: #44.
    South SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-48 Farm Rd.
    New CanaanCT 06840
    (203) 594-4313

  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    East SchoolMath: 89% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-454 Little Brook Rd.
    New CanaanCT 06840
    (203) 594-4219

  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    House Of Arts Letters And Science (hals) AcademyMath: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-830 Pendleton Rd.
    New BritainCT 06053
    (860) 826-1866

  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    North Mianus SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5309 Palmer Hill Rd.
    RiversideCT 06878
    (203) 637-9730

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Frisbie SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-524 Todd Rd.
    WolcottCT 06716
    (203) 879-8146

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    North Street SchoolMath: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5381 North St.
    GreenwichCT 06830
    (203) 869-6756

  • Rank: #1010.
    Bugbee SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51943 Asylum Ave.
    West HartfordCT 06117
    (860) 929-5500

  • Rank: #1111.
    Saxe Middle SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 5-8468 South Ave.
    New CanaanCT 06840
    (203) 594-4564

  • Rank: #1212.
    Riverside SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-590 Hendrie Ave.
    RiversideCT 06878
    (203) 637-1440

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Eastern Middle SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-851 Hendrie Ave.
    RiversideCT 06878
    (203) 637-1744

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Long Lots SchoolMath: 85% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 87% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-513 Hyde Ln.
    WestportCT 06880
    (203) 341-1910

  • Rank: #1515.
    Hindley Elementary SchoolMath: 82% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-510 Nearwater Ln.
    DarienCT 06820
    (203) 655-1323

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    Branchville Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-540 Florida Rd.
    RidgefieldCT 06877
    (203) 894-5850

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    Calvin Leete SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-4280 South Union St.
    GuilfordCT 06437
    (203) 453-2726

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    Coleytown Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-565 Easton Rd.
    WestportCT 06880
    (203) 341-1710

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    Deans Mill SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-435 Deans Mill Rd.
    StoningtonCT 06378
    (860) 535-2235

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    Dwight Elementary SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51600 Redding Rd.
    FairfieldCT 06824
    (203) 255-8312

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    Hebron Avenue SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51363 Hebron Avenue
    GlastonburyCT 06033
    (860) 652-7875

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    International School At DundeeMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-555 Florence Rd.
    RiversideCT 06878
    (203) 637-3800

  • Rank: #16-2316.- 23.
    Lillie B. Haynes SchoolMath: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-429 Society Rd.
    NianticCT 06357
    (860) 739-2922

  • Rank: #2424.
    Darien High SchoolMath: 81% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 81% (Top 10%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 81% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1280 High School Ln.
    DarienCT 06820
    (203) 655-3981

  • Rank: #2525.
    Stamford Charter School For ExcellenceCharter School
    Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-31 Schuyler Ave.
    StamfordCT 06902
    (203) 989-0000

  • Rank: #2626.
    Staples High SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-1270 North Ave.
    WestportCT 06880
    (203) 341-1210

  • Rank: #2727.
    Avon High SchoolMath: 79% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 79% (Top 10%) Reading: 90% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12510 West Avon Rd.
    AvonCT 06001
    (860) 404-4740

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Daniels Farm SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-5710 Daniels Farm Rd.
    TrumbullCT 06611
    (203) 452-4388

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Old Greenwich SchoolMath: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5825 Sound Beach Ave.
    Old GreenwichCT 06870
    (203) 637-0150

  • Rank: #3030.
    Sherman SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 10%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-5250 Fern St.
    FairfieldCT 06824
    (203) 255-8330

  • Rank: #3131.
    Booth Hill SchoolMath: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 10%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-5545 Booth Hill Rd.
    TrumbullCT 06611
    (203) 452-4377

  • Rank: #3232.
    Weston High SchoolMath: 77% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 77% (Top 10%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 77% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12115 School Rd.
    WestonCT 06883
    (203) 291-1602

  • Rank: #3333.
    Tashua SchoolMath: 88% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 88% (Top 1%) Reading: 83% (Top 10%)Math: 88% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-5401 Stonehouse Rd.
    TrumbullCT 06611
    (203) 452-4433

  • Rank: #3434.
    New Canaan High SchoolMath: 78% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 78% (Top 10%) Reading: 89% (Top 5%)Math: 78% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1211 Farm Rd.
    New CanaanCT 06840
    (203) 594-4600

  • Rank: #3535.
    Riverfield SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 84% (Top 10%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-51625 Mill Plain Rd.
    FairfieldCT 06824
    (203) 255-8328

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