Connecticut Schools

  • CONNECTICUT STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • PO BOX 2219
  • HARTFORD, CT 6145
  • (860) 713-6500
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Connecticut, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Connecticut School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate82.2%12
Dropout Rate2.8%14
Per Pupil Spending$14,6425
Students Per Teacher11.73
Number of Schools1,17931
Number of Students567,19829
Number of (FTE) Teachers48,46325

Connecticut Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment567,19811.7
Prekindergarten Students14,95249.0
Kindergarten Students40,68424.3
1st Grade Students41,171-
2nd Grade Students41,303-
3rd Grade Students41,732-
4th Grade Students41,792-
5th Grade Students42,387-
6th Grade Students42,137-
7th Grade Students43,033-
8th Grade Students43,027-
9th Grade Students47,216-
10th Grade Students44,485-
11th Grade Students42,536-
12th Grade Students40,743-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers48,46311.7
Prekindergarten Teachers30549.0
Kindergarten Teachers1,67724.3
Elementary Teachers29,826-
Secondary Teachers15,602-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes1,053-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides13,745
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2,000
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors1,119
Elementary424
Secondary695
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians817
Library Support Staff697
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff25,626
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators725
LEA Administrative Support Staff3,087
School Administrators340
School Administrative Support Staff1,738
Student Support Services2,547
Other Support Services Staff17,189

Connecticut State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$9,459,433,273-
Total Local Revenues$5,295,735,19656.0%
Property Tax--
Non-Property Tax--
Local Government Property Tax$5,130,008,26054.2%
Local Government Non-Property Tax--
Individual Tuition$4,330,1210.05%
Tuition From LEAs$182,850,6691.9%
Individual Transportation Fees--
Transportation Fees From LEAs$13,366,6190.1%
Earnings on Investments$1,300,6870.01%
Food Service$120,225,2551.3%
Student Activities--
Textbooks--
Summer School$761,3470.01%
Other Revenues$39,109,5260.4%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$3,743,349,95539.6%
Total Federal Revenues$420,348,1224.4%
Direct Grants$34,129,6550.4%
Revenues Through State$372,046,6843.9%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies--
Other Sources$14,171,7830.1%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$8,336,789,223-
Total Instructional Expenditures$5,230,361,86362.7%
Salaries$3,341,632,23240.1%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$2,160,410,91825.9%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$359,343,7924.3%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$39,580,5260.5%
Teacher Salaries - Other$116,516,1951.4%
Employee Benefits$1,263,359,30115.2%
Purchased Services$157,088,0491.9%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$338,336,7204.1%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$50,087,1610.6%
Supplies$122,446,9360.4%
Property$7,498,6250.09%
Other--
Textbooks--
Salaries$1,296,679,96115.6%
Student Support$335,675,9154.0%
Instructional Staff Support$146,554,6711.8%
General Administration Support$87,249,7601.0%
School Administration Support$324,447,4883.9%
Operation & Maintenance Support$281,559,9573.4%
Student Transportation Support$25,329,5580.3%
Other Support$95,862,6121.1%
Employee Benefits$509,514,4706.1%
Student Support$127,761,0601.5%
Instructional Staff Support$54,785,8370.7%
General Administration Support$38,745,6480.5%
School Administration Support$123,101,2671.5%
Operation & Maintenance Support$113,305,5441.4%
Student Transportation Support$10,991,5100.1%
Other Support$40,823,6040.5%
Purchased Services$746,833,6859.0%
Student Support$36,709,7570.4%
Instructional Staff Support$34,636,9460.4%
General Administration Support$40,876,1740.5%
School Administration Support$17,708,3770.2%
Operation & Maintenance Support$218,312,6662.6%
Student Transportation Support$351,867,0634.2%
Other Support$46,722,7020.6%
Supplies$254,961,0073.1%
Student Support$5,471,9960.07%
Instructional Staff Support$26,577,8450.3%
General Administration Support$4,537,6950.05%
School Administration Support$8,058,7520.10%
Operation & Maintenance Support$186,432,3112.2%
Student Transportation Support$17,833,4750.2%
Other Support$6,048,9330.07%
Property$60,602,4630.7%
Student Support$1,678,3400.02%
Instructional Staff Support$13,452,9460.2%
General Administration Support$1,440,0260.02%
School Administration Support$3,550,0660.04%
Operation & Maintenance Support$31,670,5800.4%
Student Transportation Support$2,666,1640.03%
Other Support$6,144,3410.07%
Other$17,781,3020.2%
Student Support$1,053,7460.01%
Instructional Staff Support$1,374,1830.02%
General Administration Support$4,413,1170.05%
School Administration Support$1,716,1480.02%
Operation & Maintenance Support$3,745,1040.04%
Student Transportation Support$579,4770.01%
Other Support$4,899,5270.06%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$280,656,9353.4%
Food Services$208,688,7212.5%
Salaries$67,421,3030.8%
Employee Benefits$32,197,5610.4%
Purchased Services$17,484,9080.2%
Supplies$89,717,2271.1%
Property--
Other$1,867,7220.02%
Enterprise$71,968,2140.9%
Salaries$43,836,5310.5%
Employee Benefits$10,347,7370.1%
Purchased Services$10,430,0710.1%
Supplies$5,876,5410.07%
Property--
Other$1,477,3340.02%

Connecticut State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 65.8%
Asian 99.0%
Hispanic 65.8%
Black 71.1%
White 87.5%
Total 82.2%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 104
Asian 1,307
Hispanic 4,451
Black 4,775
White 27,782
Total 38,419
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian -
Asian -
Hispanic -
Black -
White -
Total 37
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 6
Asian 9
Hispanic 119
Black 107
White 521
Total 762
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 91,2332.6%
Grade 101,2712.9%
Grade 111,2963.1%
Grade 121,1062.7%
Grades 9-12 Total4,9062.8%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian72.5%
Asian191.5%
Hispanic5046.1%
Black4175.6%
White2861.6%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male3,1913.6%
Female1,7152.0%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Ansonia63,23915.3$43,026
3 Reviews
Ashford24759.8-
Not Yet Rated
Avon103,78215.4-
Not Yet Rated
Baltic335111.7-
Not Yet Rated
Barkhamsted236714.9-
Not Yet Rated
Beacon Falls21,26413.3-
2 Reviews
Berlin32,34313.0-
1 Reviews
Bethany293811.7-
Not Yet Rated
Bethel73,04212.7$57,276
2 Reviews
Bethlehem235012.7-
Not Yet Rated
-
Bloomfield102,99311.7-
2 Reviews
Bolton388012.2-
Not Yet Rated
Branford93,50212.8-
3 Reviews
Bridgeport5722,57014.4$34,658
37 Reviews
Bristol238,69114.8$47,422
1 Reviews
Brookfield92,89815.0-
Not Yet Rated
Brooklyn496914.4-
Not Yet Rated
Burlington42,34014.2-
3 Reviews
Canterbury255112.7-
Not Yet Rated
Canton41,76214.8-
Not Yet Rated
Chaplin24649.1-
Not Yet Rated
Cheshire155,48014.6-
7 Reviews
Clinton42,02411.8$47,538
2 Reviews
Colchester43,20414.0-
2 Reviews
Columbia358811.3-
Not Yet Rated
Cos Cob241712.2-
Not Yet Rated
Coventry51,90913.3-
Not Yet Rated
Cromwell62,04813.0-
Not Yet Rated
Danbury2910,85515.0$53,664
15 Reviews
Danielson51,95511.9$31,969
Not Yet Rated
Darien84,78412.2$146,755
Not Yet Rated
Dayville21,29213.1-
Not Yet Rated
Deep River41,32111.9-
Not Yet Rated
Derby41,44914.2$45,670
1 Reviews
Durham41,40112.1$66,505
Not Yet Rated
East Granby490413.2-
1 Reviews
East Hampton52,02613.9$53,464
2 Reviews
East Hartford248,33313.0$41,424
2 Reviews
East Haven133,52014.2$47,930
2 Reviews
East Lyme31,64713.2-
Not Yet Rated
East Windsor31,01313.0-
3 Reviews
Easton31,11413.3-
Not Yet Rated
Ellington72,66715.1-
Not Yet Rated
Enfield216,37612.6-
4 Reviews
Fairfield2810,04113.3-
5 Reviews
Falls Village26059.5-
Not Yet Rated
Farmington83,50813.7-
2 Reviews
Gales Ferry398214.4-
Not Yet Rated
Glastonbury106,17114.8-
2 Reviews
Granby52,27515.1-
3 Reviews
Greenwich186,25412.1-
11 Reviews
Griswold32,06013.2-
6 Reviews
Groton144,90811.9$40,515
7 Reviews
Guilford73,71113.2-
3 Reviews
Hamden277,85512.3-
2 Reviews
Hampton21936.8-
Not Yet Rated
Hartford7223,50614.0$24,820
23 Reviews
Hebron42,90112.8-
2 Reviews
Higganum42,06012.9$60,405
1 Reviews
Kensington356414.7$60,500
2 Reviews
Kent328210.4-
1 Reviews
Lakeville33119.1-
Not Yet Rated
Lebanon31,44712.5-
Not Yet Rated
Ledyard31,67913.1-
3 Reviews
Lisbon256712.4-
1 Reviews
Litchfield101,95113.2$58,333
5 Reviews
Madison123,66413.0-
1 Reviews
Manchester297,92112.7-
11 Reviews
Mansfield2577.0-
Not Yet Rated
-
Mansfield Center451211.4$53,125
Not Yet Rated
Meriden189,87513.6$43,237
7 Reviews
Middlebury41,59315.3-
1 Reviews
Middlefield468313.9-
Not Yet Rated
Middletown235,94812.4$47,162
7 Reviews
Milford258,01612.3-
8 Reviews
Monroe113,89414.7-
8 Reviews
Moodus31,38612.7$52,188
Not Yet Rated
Moosup229514.5$40,000
Not Yet Rated
Mystic31,12411.7$62,236
1 Reviews
Naugatuck154,88414.7$51,247
2 Reviews
New Britain2510,76814.0$34,185
19 Reviews
New Canaan74,07712.7-
1 Reviews
New Fairfield43,02914.5-
Not Yet Rated
New Hartford563113.7-
1 Reviews
New Haven7221,08413.4$29,604
30 Reviews
New London163,77612.8$33,809
7 Reviews
New Milford94,86414.5$48,186
11 Reviews
Newington94,47014.2$57,118
5 Reviews
Newtown113,15414.5$86,553
4 Reviews
Niantic51,52510.6$54,872
Not Yet Rated
Norfolk314411.2-
Not Yet Rated
North Branford31,62213.6-
Not Yet Rated
North Grosvenor Dale31,32413.1$38,850
Not Yet Rated
North Haven104,00712.3$65,703
1 Reviews
North Stonington479110.5-
Not Yet Rated
North Windham247012.8-
Not Yet Rated
Northford382614.7-
Not Yet Rated
Norwalk2110,62013.7$59,839
5 Reviews
Norwich246,94214.3$39,181
8 Reviews
Oakdale42,25612.5-
2 Reviews
Oakville41,90615.1$48,395
1 Reviews
Old Lyme61,43610.0-
Not Yet Rated
Old Saybrook71,59111.7-
Not Yet Rated
Orange91,72712.7$79,365
2 Reviews
Oxford42,15615.7-
Not Yet Rated
Pawcatuck51,58213.2$39,799
3 Reviews
Plainfield41,57514.5-
Not Yet Rated
Plainville72,53613.0-
1 Reviews
Plantsville41,71413.9-
2 Reviews
Pomfret25785.3-
Not Yet Rated
-
Portland61,43613.7$55,949
4 Reviews
Preston243111.7-
Not Yet Rated
Prospect31,32115.1-
Not Yet Rated
Putnam71,23012.6-
3 Reviews
Quaker Hill240312.6-
Not Yet Rated
Redding42,22312.4-
Not Yet Rated
Ridgefield135,44214.5$81,179
Not Yet Rated
Riverside31,73112.8-
Not Yet Rated
Rockville41,71312.6$32,444
Not Yet Rated
Rocky Hill72,64013.7-
2 Reviews
Sandy Hook32,35614.6-
Not Yet Rated
Seymour52,41313.9-
1 Reviews
Shelton115,45815.1$67,292
12 Reviews
Simsbury83,58014.7-
Not Yet Rated
Somers51,69212.8-
Not Yet Rated
South Glastonbury264515.3-
Not Yet Rated
South Windsor84,65414.1-
2 Reviews
Southbury42,94914.5-
Not Yet Rated
Southington95,08413.8-
6 Reviews
Southport21504.4-
Not Yet Rated
-
Stafford Springs51,65812.7-
Not Yet Rated
Stamford3915,33112.9$60,556
19 Reviews
Stonington350514.9$53,000
Not Yet Rated
Storrs41,98811.2$26,371
Not Yet Rated
Stratford177,32615.4$53,494
4 Reviews
Suffield62,63213.0-
2 Reviews
Taftville223616.5-
Not Yet Rated
Terryville31,37013.2$48,284
Not Yet Rated
Thomaston31,16813.3-
1 Reviews
Tolland43,15214.7-
1 Reviews
Torrington105,39213.7$41,841
2 Reviews
Trumbull227,31313.6$79,507
Not Yet Rated
Uncasville446812.6-
Not Yet Rated
Unionville264414.8-
Not Yet Rated
Vernon61,96813.0-
1 Reviews
Wallingford216,65712.9-
2 Reviews
Washington460010.0-
1 Reviews
Washington Depot216911.2-
Not Yet Rated
Waterbury4318,88213.7$34,285
35 Reviews
Waterford62,96013.2-
1 Reviews
Watertown41,33113.6-
Not Yet Rated
West Hartford3010,60613.3$61,665
3 Reviews
West Haven156,23512.9$42,393
12 Reviews
West Simsbury251215.9$95,023
Not Yet Rated
West Willington254310.8-
Not Yet Rated
Westbrook497210.6-
1 Reviews
Weston42,55313.3-
Not Yet Rated
Westport135,71711.7$119,872
1 Reviews
Wethersfield103,88513.8$53,289
Not Yet Rated
Willimantic93,29012.1$30,155
1 Reviews
Wilton94,34113.6-
2 Reviews
Windsor164,26111.1-
3 Reviews
Windsor Locks51,80212.2$48,837
3 Reviews
Winsted162,58812.5$40,202
11 Reviews
Wolcott52,75113.2-
8 Reviews
Woodbridge62,36312.4-
Not Yet Rated
Woodbury51,76413.1-
2 Reviews
Woodstock52,07014.1-
1 Reviews
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