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2022 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut

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  1. #78 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Somers High School

    Somers School District, CT,

    9-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I had a very good experience at Somers High School. When I went into my freshman year I was very nervous, but all of my teachers showed me there was nothing to be nervous about. As I went into my....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 438,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  2. #80 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    North Haven High School

    North Haven School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says North Haven High School is a wonderful place to receive the high school experience. The teachers are dedicated to their students and the learning process, the administration is focused on safety and...However, if I could change one thing about North Haven High School, I would like to see more diversity represented in lessons, and less tolerance for bullying by both students and teachers overall..

    Read 245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,000,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  3. #84 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Achievement First Hartford Academy

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    Public School,

    HARTFORD, CT,

    K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says At Achievement First Hartford High school, I really enjoyed the academic experience. The teachers really take their time to provide you with the information you need to help you be successful in the....

    Read 59 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,169,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #86 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Windsor High School

    Windsor School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I think Windsor High School has the potential to be a 5/5 star school. There are a few things like the arts program that are severely lacking. I feel the sports programs are very good but football is....

    Read 256 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,113,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  5. #89 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Academy of Science and Innovation

    Public School,

    NEW BRITAIN, CT,

    6-12,

    89 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The teachers were incredible. They show how much they care about their students by going above and beyond for them. Each teacher had their own effective way of teaching their students, that gave them....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 755,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #90 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    New Milford High School

    New Milford School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Of course there's some mean kids, but overall, very friendly. Lots of excellent extracurricular activities with dedicated teachers, enthusiastic kids, competition, challenging but achievable...Food isn't gourmet, but I personally find it pretty good. We have snow days even when the weather isn't terrible, I'm not complaining!I was surprised to find out that my school offers more AP/advanced courses than surrounding schools, and I'm fairly sure average SAT scores in NMHS are higher than the state average.Stressful, but it's only because I take all the hard classes and procrastinate. Gym has surprisingly fun activities, like cycling. Amazingly convenient, clean, and cheap gas station literally right...Advice if you're coming to NMHS: Join activities!! Greatly enhances your high school experience!.

    Read 255 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,328,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  7. #91 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Stamford High School

    Stamford School District, CT,

    9-12,

    347 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I liked that the guidance councelars help you and check up on you and how your grades are doing. You could be very open about yourself and you make many friends. My favorite class is pottery which i....

    Read 347 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,813,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  8. #96 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Manchester High School

    Manchester School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says This school is amazing! There are so many different kinds of people and so much diversity with no room to feel like you didn't belong. Teachers and Manchester High school are very caring and....

    Read 395 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,597,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #97 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Aerospace/Hydrospace Engineering & Physical Sciences at the Fairchild Wheeler Campus

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    Bridgeport School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoyed going to this high school, the administration was there to help you in any way possible, not to mention including a vast amount of resources to help you succeed in and out of the....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 366,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  10. #99 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Bunnell High School

    Stratford School District, CT,

    9-12,

    258 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I think that Bunnell is a close-knit school with a faculty that is very supportive of their students. The student body has good school spirit and are proud to be Bunnell Bulldogs. When it comes to my....

    Read 258 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,012,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  11. #101 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    New Fairfield High School

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    New Fairfield School District, CT,

    9-12,

    152 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I truly love being able to see the large range of classes that New Fairfield High School offers. They have a wide range of elective choices that allows students to pick courses of their interest and....

    Read 152 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 698,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,