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.