We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 44 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 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, Connecticut has 17 gold medal schools, 20 silver medal schools and seven bronze medal schools. One of the bronze medal winners, Sports & Med Science, is in the Hartford School District, which is based in the Connecticut state capital of Hartford.