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Find out where Stratford 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
Stratford High School#112#6,56794%958
Achievement First Bridgeport Academy#118#7,45773%218
Aerospace/Hydrospace Engineering And Physical Sciences Hs#121#7,61193%475
Bunnell High School#122#7,65698%1,045
Information Technology And Software Engineering High School#144#10,28394%475
Derby High School#154#11,61581%353
Central High School#160#12,57378%1,612
Bassick High School#162-207#13,345-17,79264%970
Biotechnology Research & Zoological Sciences at the Fairchild Wheeler Campus#162-207#13,345-17,79296%471
Bridgeport Military Academy#162-207#13,345-17,79296%301
Bullard-Havens Technical High School#162-207#13,345-17,79296%778
Capital Preparatory Harbor School Inc.#162-207#13,345-17,79256%148
Harding High School#162-207#13,345-17,79260%967
Platt Technical High School#162-207#13,345-17,79298%816
The Bridge Academy#162-207#13,345-17,79278%179
Fairfield Ludlowe High School#18#88398%1,510
Joseph A. Foran High School#36#1,59098%912
Fairfield Warde High School#38#1,683

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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