Find out where Bethel High School ranks in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report reviewed more than 24,000 U.S. public high schools and 207 Connecticut schools made their 2020 rankings. Below are the rankings of high schools in and around {town}.

High SchoolCT RankNat RankGrad RateEnrollment
Joel Barlow High School#15#69697%893
Henry Abbott Technical High School#162-207#13,345-17,79296%670
Newtown High School#23#1,16298%1,624
Brookfield High School#31#1,51997%862
New Fairfield High School#40#1,79098%793
Bethel High School#53#2,60295%896
Danbury High School#93#5,14183%3,115
Ridgefield High School#9#51698%1,658
Alternative Center For ExcellenceNANA46%88
Dps Early Childhood CenterNANAN/A

According to U.S. News & World Report, the highest-ranked schools are scattered throughout the country, showing that the best schools are not concentrated in any one geographic area. Nine different states are represented among the top 10 schools. More broadly, the top 100 schools span 29 states.

U.S. News & World Report says that they take a holistic approach to evaluating schools, focusing on six factors: college readiness, reading and math proficiency, reading and math performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth and graduation rates. College readiness measures participation and performance on AP and IB exams.

Here are the top 10 high schools in Connecticut:
#1 Connecticut IB Academy in East Hartford
#2 Weston High School
#3 Darien High School
#4 Staples High School (Westport)
#5 New Canaan High School
#6 Simsbury High School
#7 Greenwich High School
#8 Hall High School (West Hartford)
#9 Ridgefield High School
#10 Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern
See the complete Connecticut High School rankings HERE.
To see how schools in the state’s top metro areas ranked, check out the pages for Hartford, New Haven, Norwich, and Bridgeport.

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