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Revision as of 14:52, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Connecticut
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Education facts
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
Connecticut Department of EducationList of school districts in ConnecticutConnecticutSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Connecticut
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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 as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[5]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Connecticut as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[6]

Demographic information for Connecticut's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 1,923 0.35% 1.10%
Asian 24,546 4.43% 4.68%
African American 72,122 13.01% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. Students 373 0.07% 0.42%
Hispanic 108,165 19.51% 24.37%
White 337,489 60.87% 51.21%
Two or more 9,819 1.77% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Connecticut school board elections, 2014

One Connecticut school district among America's largest school districts by enrollment held an election in 2014 for three seats. Stamford Public Schools held its election on November 4, 2014.

The district listed below served 15,309 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[7] Click on the district name for more information on the district and its school board elections.

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

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