The quality of Norwalk’s school system has a direct correlation to so much of what makes it a great town. Home values, crime, and family all receive a boost from a strong school system.
Every town has different thoughts on what portion of the town’s tax dollars should be spent on education. Much research has been done on the effectiveness of educational spending, and the effectiveness that additional spending has on a better quality education and school system.
Norwalk currently spends $4,140,377 on education according to Connecticut State Comptroller, which represents a cost per student of $363.
Norwalk has 11,409 students enrolled, which ranks 6 amongst the 202 school districts in Connecticut.
The amount that Norwalk spends on education is $4,140,377, which ranks Norwalk number 4 in educational spending of the 151 reporting towns in the state of CT.