We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 39 Connecticut schools made our rankings. View Rankings
Students in Connecticut are assessed via the Connecticut Academic Performance Test, which gauges their skills in math, science, reading and writing. Particularly ambitious students can earn both high school and college credit through a concurrent enrollment program at the University of Connecticut. Learn more from the Connecticut State Department of Education.
In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, Connecticut has 11 gold medal schools, 24 silver medal schools and four bronze medal schools. One of the silver medal winners, Sports & Med Science, is in the Hartford School District, which is based in the Connecticut state capital of Hartford.
Top Ranked CT Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
80 HIGH SCHOOL LN, DARIEN, CT 06820#2
110 BEECHWOOD RD, WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107#3
115 SCHOOL RD, WESTON, CT 06883#4
700 NORTH SALEM RD, RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877#5
10 MONTEITH DR, FARMINGTON, CT 06032#6
395 DANBURY RD, WILTON, CT 06897#7
70 NORTH AVE, WESTPORT, CT 06880#8
975 NORTH MAIN ST, WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117#9
100 BLACK ROCK TURNPIKE, REDDING, CT 06896#10
857 FORBES ST, EAST HARTFORD, CT 06118
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CT by the Numbers
Districts 135 High Schools 196 Full-Time Teachers 13,212 Students Enrolled 172,412
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The Connecticut Technical High School System supports 16 high schools, serving 10,643 students.
There are nine high schools in the New Haven Public Schools, serving 4,938 students.
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