Skip to Main Content

2023 Best College Prep Schools in Connecticut

1-25 of 269 results

  1. #27 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Hopkins School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW HAVEN, CT,

    7-12,

    80 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I have loved my time attending Hopkins school and wouldn't trade it for the world. Parents who have ambitious and bright children may have found their match. Hopkins school's courses not only....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1440,

    Average ACT: 33,

  2. #111 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    The Taft School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WATERTOWN, CT,

    9-12,

    71 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The Taft School is truly a top notch academic institution. Theres no doubt that the courses are rigorous, the teachers give a ton of one on one attention to their students, extra help is always....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1370,

    Average ACT: 31,

  3. #116 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Kent School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KENT, CT,

    9-12,

    107 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Kent is an exceptional all-around school. Definitely ascending in reputation - has the right kind of mix between challenging academics, sports and extra curriculars. Kent has an impressive advisor program that helps guide students through their boarding school journey. Arguably, it has the prettiest setting among all the East Coast schools with a river that runs along the campus and a wonderful town that is literally a 5-min walk for students. Having the town of...So glad that we chose Kent over the other great schools!.

    Read 107 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1380,

    Average ACT: 31,

  4. #211 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    St. Luke's School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    NEW CANAAN, CT,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says St. Luke's has been transformational for our family. One child graduated a few years ago and another is there now - they both started as students in St. Luke's 5th grade. My older child would cry....

    Read 193 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1370,

    Average ACT: 32,

  5. #220 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Pomfret School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    POMFRET, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I enjoyed my four years at Pomfret. It is a small school where everyone knows each other and looks out for one another. Teachers are welcoming, but have very high expectations (lots of homework and a....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1320,

    Average ACT: 30,

  6. #276 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Brunswick School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GREENWICH, CT,

    PK, K-12,

    52 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I went to Brunswick for 7.5 years. I didn't realize until long after graduation how many important lessons were passed on to the students about life, society, and how the world works. I left mid-year....

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1380,

    Average ACT: 32,

  7. #277 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Kingswood Oxford School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WEST HARTFORD, CT,

    6-12,

    43 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Kingswood Oxford or KO is a wonderful school with awesome teachers who connect well with students. Classes are often smaller than 15 students which allows teachers to truly connect with each of the...The only reason it is missing a star is due to its lack of diversity but hopefully, that gets fixed soon!.

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1320,

    Average ACT: 31,

  8. #397 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Cheshire Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHESHIRE, CT,

    9-12,

    126 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Cheshire Academy has been absolutely wonderful for our children and our family. Our children are two very different students with very different needs. The CA teachers, staff and administrators go...My eldest was recruited by several other prestigious boarding schools, but once we visited CA we knew it was the absolute perfect fit for us. CA not only has rigorous academic programs, excellent...My younger child had more challenges to overcome than his older sister. CA went above and beyond supporting him academically and was instrumental in deeply developing his passion and talent for...We couldn't be happier with CA!.

    Read 126 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1240,

    Average ACT: 29,

  9. #464 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Salisbury School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SALISBURY, CT,

    9-12,

    77 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son went to a great public high school for freshman and sophomore year and is an honor student. He always wanted to go to prep school and he is an avid hockey and lacrosse player. He is now in....

    Read 77 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1260,

    Average ACT: 28,

  10. #228 Best College Prep Public High Schools in America.

    New Canaan High School

    Blue checkmark.

    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+,

    Average SAT: 1310,

    Average ACT: 30,

  11. #474 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Sacred Heart Greenwich

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    GREENWICH, CT,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Sacred Heart has been a true home away from home for our girls. The school lives their mission every day and really pushes our young women to be independent thinkers who are kind and compassionate. ....

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1290,

    Average ACT: 31,

  12. #517 Best College Prep Private High Schools in America.

    Avon Old Farms School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    AVON, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I have been welcomed to Avon with open arms. The community is fantastic in all aspects with academics, athletics, and fine arts. I was given the opportunity to try new things between countless sports....

    Read 257 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Average SAT: 1290,

    Average ACT: 30,

Not sure what schools you are zoned for?Find out by exploring our school boundary maps. Look up public schools and districts by address or ZIP code.
loading indicator

Showing results 1 through 25 of 269