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8/8/2019 - Fairfield School District Among Ten Best in Connecticut

First Selectman Mike Tetreau is very pleased to announce that Fairfield's School District has been ranked in the top ten in the State as a best school district for the 2019-2020 school year. Fairfield ranked 9th, scoring ahead of Greenwich, Ridgefield and West Hartford.

Data compiler Niche recently released its ranking of Connecticut's best school districts as part of its 2020 K-12 rankings. Niche used data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users. To learn more about Niche’s methodology, please click here

Each Connecticut district received a letter grade in the following categories: Academics, Health and Safety, Teachers, Diversity, College Prep, Clubs and Activities, Administration, Sports, Food and Resources and Facilities. Fairfield’s School District received an A+.

Niche also ranked Fairfield’s School District with 3rd best teachers in Connecticut; 7th best place to teach in Connecticut; 10th safest school district in Connecticut; and 16th best school district for athletes in Connecticut.

First Selectman Tetreau said, “Our community prides itself on our exceptional schools which are one of the main reasons many families have made Fairfield their home. This ranking is yet another indicator of Fairfield’s outstanding teachers and dedicated parents, school administrators and staff working together to ensure every student has a bright future.”

Here is the full list of the top school districts in Connecticut, as ranked by Niche:

1.   Westport School District
2.   New Canaan School District
3.   Glastonbury School District
4.   Amity Regional School District No. 5
5.   Darien School District
6.   Weston School District
7.   Farmington School District
8.   Wilton Public Schools
9.   Fairfield School District
10. West Hartford School District
11. Ridgefield School District
12. Greenwich School District
13. Simsbury School District
14. Avon School District
15. Madison School District
16. East Lyme School District
17. Cheshire Public Schools
18. Monroe School District
19. Regional School District No. 12
20. Guilford Public Schools
21. South Windsor School District
22. Newtown School District
23. Regional School District No. 8
24. Trumbull Public Schools
25. Old Saybrook School District
26. Canton School District
27. Pomperaug Regional School District No. 15
28. Regional School District No. 18
29. North Haven School District
30. Rocky Hill School District
31. Brookfield School District
32. Northwestern Regional School District No. 7
33. Coventry School District
34. Regional School District No. 10
35. Bethel School District
36. North Stonington School District
37. Regional School District No. 4
38. Stonington School District
39. Westbrook School District
40. Granby School District
41. Suffield School District
42. Waterford School District
43. Regional School District No. 13
44. East Granby School District
45. Litchfield Public Schools
46. Wolcott School District
47. Regional School District No. 17
48. Tolland School District
49. Wethersfield School District
50. Regional School District No. 16
51. East Hampton School District
52. Cromwell School District
53. Berlin School District
54. Ellington Public Schools
55. Colchester School District
56. Clinton School District
57. Groton School District
58. Branford School District
59. Milford School District
60. Regional School District No. 1
61. Southington School District
62. Windsor School District
63. Oxford School District
64. Stamford School District
65. Portland School District
66. Newington School District
67. New Fairfield School District
68. Middletown School District
69. Wallingford School District
70. Montville School District
71. Seymour School District
72. Bristol School District
73. Ledyard School District
74. Bolton School District
75. Plainville School District
76. Regional School District No. 6
77. Griswold School District
78. Somers School District
79. Norwalk School District
80. Stafford School District
81. Manchester School District
82. New Milford School District
83. Lebanon School District
84. Shelton School District
85. East Haddam School District
86. Regional School District No. 14
87. East Hartford School District

The remaining 30 Connecticut districts were not ranked by Niche.com, but were given an overall letter grade by Niche.

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