Top 10 Best High Schools in Connecticut Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

This week, U.S. News & World Report released their 2021 Best High Schools ranking. The publication reviewed nearly 24,000 U.S. public high schools; 205 Connecticut schools made their rankings.

Ridgefield was among the top 10, coming in at #8. According to the report, Ridgefield High School was #469 in National Rankings and #7 in Bridgeport, CT Metro Area High Schools.

Read more about Ridgefield High School's ranking HERE.

According to U.S. News & World Report, the new edition ranks more than 17,800 public high schools throughout the country, measuring how well schools serve students from various social and economic backgrounds.

Top 10 Best High Schools in Connecticut

#1 Darien

#2 Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern (Groton)

#3 Weston

#4 Staples High School in Westport

#5 New Canaan High School

#6 Wilton High School

#7 Greenwich High School

#8 Ridgefield High School

#9 Connecticut IB Academy in East Hartford

#10 Conard High School in West Hartford

To see how schools in the state’s top metro areas ranked, check out the pages for HartfordNew HavenNorwich and Bridgeport.

How Ridgefield High School performed nationally and statewide out of 17,857 nationally ranked schools and 205 schools ranked in Connecticut. 

Read more about the Best High Schools in Connecticut HERE.

Browse through each state to find out which high schools made the list HERE.