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Greenwich Boasts Several Elementary Schools Among Connecticut's Best

Several Greenwich elementary schools are ranked among the best in Connecticut.
Several Greenwich elementary schools are ranked among the best in Connecticut. Photo Credit: File

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich is home to 11 of the best elementary schools in Connecticut, according to education research website, Niche.

The highest-ranking school in Greenwich is North Mianus, which came in at 17th overall. It is followed by

  • the International School at Dundee at No. 18,
  • Riverside School at No. 24,
  • North Street School at No. 25,
  • Old Greenwich School at No. 33,
  • Parkway School at No. 44,
  • Glenville School at No. 46,
  • Julian Curtiss School of World Languages at No. 55,
  • Cos Cob School at No. 69,
  • New Lebanon School at No. 71 and
  • Hamilton Avenue at No. 73.

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

North Mianus earned its A+ overall rating through strong academics with a 96 percent math proficiency score and a 92 percent in reading proficiency.

New Canaan's South, East and West Elementary schools took the top three spots in the ranking, respectively.

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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