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2023 Best Public Schools in Connecticut

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  1. #2 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    New Canaan High School

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    New Canaan Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says NCHS has great teachers, amazing resources, friendly students and good lunch options. I never feel unsafe at school and it’s a good working environment. It’s easy to go up to a teacher if you don’t....

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,279,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Darien High School

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    Darien School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The teachers are extremely smart, engaging, and versatile in the ways they help students to learn challenging concepts. There is a great support staff for those struggling from various mental health....

    Read 196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,382,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Greenwich High School

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    Greenwich Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My Experience at Greenwich High School was amazing! I started my freshman year in 2018 and graduated in 2022. Before Covid hit, my freshman year and the beginning of my sophomore year had to be the....

    Read 457 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,748,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #2 Best Public Elementary Schools in Connecticut.

    South School

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    New Canaan Public Schools, CT,

    K-4,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says South School has been amazing in meeting the needs of my son who has mild special needs. The communication between the teacher, specialty teachers, & myself has be incredible. He has learned so much....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 530,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Avon High School

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    Avon School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says The math classes are very hard, but the environment is pretty good, and there are teachers that are supportive. Most English teachers are very open to helping. There are many different electives....

    Read 208 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 957,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Glastonbury High School

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    Glastonbury Public Schools, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says There are so many opportunities to take advantage of at this school and a wide variety of courses to take. Many are college-level and are great for accommodating high-achieving students. The course....

    Read 480 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,926,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Weston High School

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    Weston School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Ranked as one of the best high schools in the state of Connecticut, Weston High School provides an education that stresses rigor, collaboration, and involvement. In a competitive educational....

    Read 148 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 798,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Ridgefield High School

    Ridgefield School District, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Ridgefield High School provides many opportunities to develop academically; the classes are rigorous and generally taught well by the faculty. The English department is particularly impressive and... to students and lack compassion. Respect will go a long way. Socially, RHS can be a hit or miss; RHS is cliquey and students’ experience varies.

    Read 380 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,558,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  9. #8 Best Public Elementary Schools in Connecticut.

    North Mianus School

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    Greenwich Public Schools, CT,

    K-5,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Pleased with experience . Teachers are great and my children love learning. Big emphasis placed on reading and social development. Love it that children get so much exercise/pe time -- especially...We toured all the schools in Greenwich and chose to live in this district. Found Riverside and OG to be too elitist for my taste..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 489,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  10. #12 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut.

    Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut

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    Learn, CT,

    9-12,

    75 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a senior about to graduate, I can say that I will definitely miss this place. Even though the pandemic disrupted things, I still had an outstanding experience and I think MSMHS was the best....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 271,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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