See Where FCBuzz Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has just released their 2019 Best High Schools Rankings. The rankings of the schools closest to FCBuzz are:

High SchoolCT RankNat RankGrad RateReadinessEnrollment
Fairfield Ludlowe High School#27#1,05299%52.31,495
Fairfield Warde High School#29#1,17498%45.11,498
Achievement First Bridgeport Academy#141#9,81081%N/A200
Aerospace/Hydrospace Engineering And Physical Sciences High School#145#10,18088%7.1499
Biotechnology Research & Zoological Sciences at the Fairchild Wheeler Campus#157#12,10094%N/A491
Bassick High School#164-206#12,935-17,24559%10.2961
Bridgeport Military Academy#164-206#12,935-17,24596%N/A329
Bullard-Havens Technical High School#164-206#12,935-17,24597%N/A780
Capital Preparatory Harbor School Inc.#164-206#12,935-17,245N/AN/A131
Central High School#164-206#12,935-17,24577%16.41,515
Harding High School#164-206#12,935-17,24563%17.9973
Information Technology And Software Engineering High School#164-206#12,935-17,24594%6.3502
The Bridge Academy#164-206#12,935-17,24591%N/A181

View the complete ranking of high schools in Connecticut here. View the complete ranking of high schools in the United States here.

U.S. News ranked 17,245 public high schools, out of a review of more than 23,000 in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. According to U.S. News, the number of ranked schools is up from more than 2,700 last year. The new rankings, developed in conjunction with nonprofit research firm RTI International, are based on a revamped methodology that weighs six indicators of school quality for the 2016-2017 school year. View the methodology here.

The top five high schools in Connecticut

  1. Darien High School
  2. Weston High School
  3. Achievement First Hartford Academy
  4. Ridgefield High School
  5. Connecticut IB Academy

The highest-ranked schools are those whose students excelled on state tests and performed beyond expectations; participated in and passed a variety of college-level exams; and graduated in high proportions, according to U.S. News.

U.S. News also assigned a separate STEM ranking for 250 high schools whose students excelled on AP science and math tests. To be eligible, schools had to appear in the top 1,000 of the overall national ranking, according to the article.

Read the article in its entirety here.



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