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2024 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    New Canaan High School

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    New Canaan Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

    195 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been here all four years. I can genuinely say that New Canaan High School is a great school with wonderful opportunities. There is always a ton going on all over school and there's so many....

    Read 195 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,286,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Wilton High School

    Wilton Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

    257 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been lucky to attend Wilton High School. If you want a safe environment, high academics, and the chance to go to any college if you apply yourself in the right ways, you can find that here.....

    Read 257 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,219,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Greenwich High School

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    Greenwich Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

    471 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall I had a wonderful experience at Greenwich High School. My classes were very rigorous so in terms of preparing me for college education, I would say I am well prepared. I wish the school also....

    Read 471 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,673,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Avon High School

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    Avon School District, CT,

    9-12,

    219 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I’m a senior at AHS, and I have had a pretty good 4 years. I’ve had amazing teachers all 4 years, and had great resources to turn to if I ever came across an issue in my studies or personal life. My...In terms of academics, AHS provides plenty of rigorous and easier courses to helpaccommodate for all students and their academic abilities. Many students are well enough prepared to take honors and AP classes, which makes AHS students very competitive with each other. Teachers....

    Read 219 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 955,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Glastonbury High School

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    Glastonbury Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

    498 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says Glastonbury High School is a very large high school, one that I've gotten lost in many times. It has good equipment (like in the AP Music Theory music lab or the many Apple computers in the computer....

    Read 498 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,862,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  6. #11 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Weston High School

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    Weston School District, CT,

    9-12,

    156 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Overall, it was a good experience being at the school. The school is very small so that means there were limited recourses but that doesn't mean I had a bad experience at the school. Overall I....

    Read 156 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 760,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Farmington High School

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    Farmington School District, CT,

    9-12,

    276 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Farmington High School is widely known to be a top-notch educational facility, producing the most educated, well-rounded, ambitious, and innovative students. Many students who graduate from....

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,276,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #14 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Ridgefield High School

    Ridgefield School District, CT,

    9-12,

    390 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Ridgefield High School over the past 3 and a half years has been relatively positive. I have been very impressed with the quality of education and teachers. There is a wide range of....

    Read 390 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,516,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Daniel Hand High School

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    Madison Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

    247 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The thing I enjoyed the most about my academic experience at DHHS has been consistently creating positive and meaningful connections with my students and peers in order to help others and excel....

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 874,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Hall High School

    West Hartford School District, CT,

    9-12,

    271 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall I have really enjoyed my experience at Hall. The teachers are absolutely excellent with the exceptions of maybe five teachers I have had over the past four years at the school. They have a....

    Read 271 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,428,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  11. #18 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Simsbury High School

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    Simsbury School District, CT,

    9-12,

    355 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My best experiences come down to going to school everyday and seeing a smile on all my teachers faces. It makes the learning environment so much better knowing they love their jobs. To add on, most....

    Read 355 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,274,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Fairfield Ludlowe High School

    Fairfield School District, CT,

    9-12,

    311 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Ludlowe has been great overall. The biggest benefit for me personally has been the academics and teachers. My classes have not only stimulated me academically but have engaged me in....

    Read 311 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,525,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  13. #23 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Cheshire High School

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    Cheshire Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

    290 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Cheshire High School is a thriving school filled with diverse students from all over the world. At CHS, there was countless people who looked like me and made me feel involved and helped me cultivate....

    Read 290 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,313,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  14. #25 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Joel Barlow High School

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    Public School,

    REDDING, CT,

    9-12,

    242 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says It’s an amazing school in my opinion, but you get out what you put it. Your experience depends on your effort and who you chose to be friends with. I made the right choices for myself, and I’ve had....

    Read 242 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 813,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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