FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Eight high schools in Connecticut, including four in Fairfield County, are ranked among the Top 500 in the nation in a report released Tuesday from U.S.News and World Report.
The top high schools in the state, which earned a gold ranking in the report, are:
- Amistad Academy in New Haven, #1 in Connecticut, #20 in Nation
- Weston High School, #2 in Connecticut, #231 in Nation
- East Granby High School, #3 in Connecticut, #294 in Nation
- Ridgefield High School, #4 in Connecticut, #298 in Nation
- Staples High School in Westport, #5 in Connecticut, #391 in Nation
- Conard High School in West Hartford, #6 in Connecticut, #450 in Nation
- New Canaan High School, #7 in Connecticut, #464 in Nation
- Farmington High School, #8 in Connecticut, #495 in Nation
Gold ranked schools are among the Top 500 in the nation based on the highest college readiness.
Also, four high schools in Fairfield County were awarded a Silver ranking, which are high-performing schools based on lower college readiness. Here are the Silver-ranked schools:
- Fairfield Ludlowe High School, #10 in Connecticut, #655 in Nation
Masuk High School in Monroe, #13 in Connecticut, #881 in Nation
The Academy of Information Technology & Engineering in Stamford, #20 in Connecticut, #1,619 in Nation
Trumbull High School, #32 in Connecticut, #2,518 in Nation
Bronze ranked schools are high-performing schools based on state exam performance, listed alphabetically. Here are the Bronze-ranked schools in Fairfield County:
- Stratford High School, #35 in Connecticut
- Central High School in Bridgeport, #38 in Connecticut
- Henry Abbott Technical High School in Danbury, among Top 50 in Connecticut
For the full report on Connecticut from U.S. News & World Report, click here .