Find out where Plymouth 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
Bristol Central High School#102#5,73290%1,125
Plainville High School#103#5,75093%707
Waterbury Career Academy#104#5,77897%838
Wolcott High School#106#5,93997%757
Terryville High School#117#7,37192%447
Watertown High School#125#7,74595%836
Waterbury Arts Magnet School (High)#132#8,50592%466
Torrington High School#155#11,98684%884
Crosby High School#162-207#13,345-17,79271%1,147
John F. Kennedy High School#162-207#13,345-17,79282%1,273
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School#162-207#13,345-17,79294%654
W. F. Kaynor Technical High School#162-207#13,345-17,79299%776
Wilby High School#162-207#13,345-17,79271%1,072
Lewis S. Mills High School#32#1,53097%762
Litchfield High School#43#2,00698%285
Thomaston High School#63#3,03997%249
Wamogo Regional High School#89#4,89197%409
Bristol Eastern High School#96#5,28593%1,116

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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