Among the statistics that came into factor the rankings include state test scores, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and others, which were on a weighted scale.
The complete methodology can be found here.
Fairfield County school districts to make the top 50 on the list include:
- Westport School District (first overall);
- New Canaan School District (second);
- Darien School District (fifth);
- Weston School District (sixth);
- Wilton Public Schools (eighth);
- Fairfield School District (ninth);
- Ridgefield School District (11th);
- Greenwich School District (12th);
- Monroe School District (18th);
- Newtown School District (22nd);
- Trumbull Public Schools (24th);
- Brookfield School District (31st);
- Bethel School District (35th);
The complete list from niche.com can be found here.
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