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Fairfield, Westport and Weston: How Do the Schools Compare?

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How do the schools compare in the towns of Fairfield, Westport, and Weston? Niche.com grades and ranks all three in the top 20 within the top 100 Connecticut schools based on a range of criteria  Pen and paperincluding the following:

Fairfield
* An average of $18,002 is spent per student, with an annual budget of $185,677,000.
* 93% of students are considered proficient in math and/or reading according to state standards.
* Student-Teacher ratio is 12:1 (national average 16:1).
A+  Academics
A-   Administration and Policies
A+  Educational Outcomes
A+  Extracurriculars
B+  Food
A-   Health & Safety
A-   Resources & Facilities
A    Sports & Fitness
C+ Student Culture & Diversity
A   Teachers

Westport
* An average of $20,694 is spent per student with an annual budget of $118,723,000.
* 96% of students are considered proficient in math and/or reading according to state standards.
* Student-Teacher ratio is 11:1 (national average 16:1).
A+  Academics
A+  Administration and Policies
A+  Educational Outcomes
A+  Extracurriculars
A+  Food
A+  Health & Safety
A+  Resources & Facilities
A    Sports & Fitness
C+  Student Culture & Diversity
A+ Teachers

Weston
* An average of $22,280 is spent per student with an annual budget of $55,232,000.
* 96% of students are considered proficient in math and/or reading according to state standards
* Student-Teacher ratio is 13:1 (national average 16:1)
A+  Academics
A+  Administration and Policies
A+  Educational Outcomes
A+  Extracurriculars
A+  Food
A    Health & Safety
A+ Resources & Facilities
A    Sports & Fitness
C-   Student Culture & Diversity
A+ Teachers

Quite impressive!  The schools also have ongoing comprehensive improvement plans such as the one at Fairfield Ludlow High School that was highlighted for the PTA in a recent meeting.

Click here for a beautiful tour of Fairfield.

What I find to be interesting and a bit misleading is that Westport is ranked 1st, Weston 6th, and Fairfield 20th, despite the very similar scores shown above.  What’s your opinion of the local school systems and rankings such as this?  Feel free to comment below.

Author: LindaRaymond

William Raveis Real Estate 2525 Post Road, Southport CT 06890 Licensed in CT Home is a most important place and a most significant asset. One's home is his castle. This is why I love to join my clients in the chapter of their lives when it’s time for their next one. It's a critical business transaction and a complex process, but most important, it's an emotional, exciting and monumental time! I am honored to share this time with my clients, buffer the anxiety, guide the course and share the joy! With top area market share, a global network in my pocket and the best cutting-edge resources available, I go above and beyond for my clients to get them where they want to go. Royal service when it's time for your next castle! This blog is updated periodically as indicated by post dates.

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