NCPS ranked #1 in Connecticut and in top 1% of public school districts in the U.S.
New Canaan Public Schools named the #1 public school district in Connecticut
and in the top 1% in the United States for 2019
The results of a recent national ranking system, Niche.com, named New Canaan Public Schools the #1 public school district in Connecticut and in the top 1% of public school districts in the United States for 2019. The ranking system gathers information from the U.S. Department of Education and over 60 million K-12 school reviews and survey responses, according to the methodology reported on its website.
Besides naming it the top district in the state, Niche.com ranked New Canaan Public Schools #1 for Best Places to Teach in Connecticut, #2 for Safest School Districts, and #3 for Districts with the Best Teachers in Connecticut. Nationally, NCPS ranked in the top 1% for Best School Districts in the Country (#29 out of 10,758), and also in the top 1% nationally for Safest School Districts in America; Best Places to Teach in America; and Districts with the Best Teachers in America.
In other 2019 Niche.com rankings, New Canaan High School was named #1 for Best College Prep Public School in Connecticut, #2 for Best Public High School in Connecticut, and #3 for Best Public High School Teachers in Connecticut. Nationally, NCHS ranked in the top 1% for Best Public High Schools in the Country, and in the top 2% nationally for both Best Public High School Teachers in America and Best College Prep Public High Schools in America.
In 2019 Niche.com rankings, Saxe Middle School, was named #2 Middle School in Connecticut and in the top 2% nationally as Best Public Middle School in America.
All three NCPS elementary schools earned high marks in the 2019 Niche.com rankings. Of the 581 elementary schools measured in the state, NCPS schools ranked in the top 4. East School was #1, South School was #3, and West School was #4 in the Best Public Elementary Schools in Connecticut rankings. Nationally, all three school were ranked in the top 1% as Best Public Elementary Schools in America. All three were in the top-200 of the 50,486 measured throughout the United States.