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Connecticut school districts

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K-12 Education in Connecticut
State Superintendent: Stefan Pryor
Number of students: 554,437[1]
Number of teachers: 43,805
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:12.7
Number of school districts: 200
Number of schools: 1,150
Graduation rate: 85%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $15,600[3]
See also
Public education in Connecticut
Connecticut Department of Education
Connecticut school districts
List of school districts in Connecticut

Connecticut is home to 1,150 schools and 554,437 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Stefan Pryor, Commissioner of Education
    • Allan B. Taylor, Chairperson
    • Theresa Hopkins-Staten, Vice Chairperson
    • Andrea Comer, Board Member
    • Charles A. Jaskiewicz III, Board Member
    • Estela López, Board Member
    • Patricia Keavney-Maruca, Board Member
    • Joseph J. Vrabely Jr., Board Member
    • Stephen P. Wright, Board Member
    • Robert Trefry, Ex-Oficio Member


The following table displays the top ten Connecticut school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Hartford Public Schools
2.) Bridgeport Public Schools
3.) New Haven Public Schools
4.) Waterbury Public Schools
5.) Stamford Public Schools
6.) Norwalk Public Schools
7.) Connecticut Technical High School System
8.) Danbury Public Schools
9.) West Hartford Public Schools
10.) Fairfield Public Schools


The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Connecticut.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 62.0%
Hispanic 18.6%
African American 13.2%
Asian 4.3%
American Indian 0.4%
Two or More 1.4%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Connecticut school board elections, 2014

A total of two Connecticut school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature seven seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections for November 4, 2014. The districts listed below served 25,531 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6]

2014 Connecticut School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Stamford Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 9 15,309
West Hartford Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 10,222

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