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Wilton's Cider Mill Among Best Elementary Schools In Connecticut

Cider Mill was ranked among the top elementary schools in Connecticut.
Cider Mill was ranked among the top elementary schools in Connecticut. Photo Credit: File

WILTON, Conn. -- Wilton's Cider Mill was named one of the best elementary schools in the state by Nice, an education research website.

Cider Mill was ranked 19th overall on the list.

Niche collected data and ranked each elementary school in the state based on the following criteria:

  • Academics
  • Overall district experience
  • Teachers grade
  • Student culture and diversity

Cider Mill's A+ ranking comes in large part to strong academics. The school boasted a math proficiency score of 96 percent and a reading proficiency of 94 percent.

New Canaan's South, East and West schools took home the top three spots.

Overall, schools in Fairfield County overwhelmed the top of the rankings:

  • No. 1: South School, New Canaan
  • No. 2: East School, New Canaan
  • No. 3: West School, New Canaan
  • No. 4: Saugatuck Elementary, Westport
  • No. 5 King's Highway, Westport
  • No. 6: Coleytown, Westport
  • No. 7: Green's Farms, Westport
  • No. 8: Long Lots, Westport
  • No. 9: Branchville, Ridgefield
  • No. 10: Royle Elementary, Darien
  • No. 11: Hindley Elementary, Darien
  • No. 12: Barlow Mountain, Ridgefield
  • No. 13: Tokeneke Elementary, Darien
  • No. 14: Veterans Park, Ridgefield
  • No. 15: Farmingville Elementary, Ridgefield
  • No. 16: Scotland Elementary, Ridgefield
  • No. 17: North Mianus School, Riverside
  • No. 18: International School, Greenwich
  • No. 19: Cider Mill, Wilton
  • No. 20: Ox Ridge. Darien
  • No. 22: Holmes Elementary, Darien
  • No. 23: Weston Intermediate, Weston
  • No. 24: The Riverside School, Riverside
  • No. 25: North Street School, Greenwich
  • No. 29: Ridgebury Elementary, Ridgefield
  • No. 33: Old Greenwich School, Old Greenwich
  • No. 44: Parkway School, Greenwich
  • No. 46: Glenville School, Greenwich
  • No. 55: Julian Curtiss School of World Languages, Greenwich
  • No. 62: Osborn Hill, Fairfield
  • No. 65: Sherman School, Fairfield
  • No. 69: Cos Cob School, Cos Cob
  • No. 71: New Lebanon, Greenwich
  • No. 73: Hamilton Avenue, Greenwich
  • No. 75 Dwight Elementary, Fairfield
  • No. 77: Burr Elementary, Fairfield
  • No. 81: Stratfield Elementary, Fairfield
  • No. 90: Holland Hill, Fairfield
  • No. 99: Mill Hill, Fairfield

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