FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Seven school districts in Fairfield County made the grade as among the best in the nation, as ranked by the website Niche.
Westport took top honors in the state, and ranked No. 12 overall, according to Niche.
Rankings were determined by grading each district in key factors like: Strength of academics, quality of teachers, school resources, the quality of student life, as well as student and parent reviews.
Westport earned top marks in several individual categories including: Academics, administration, educational outcomes, extracurriculars, safety and teachers.
Other Fairfield County districts to make the list included:
- New Canaan, No. 16
- Wilton, No. 34
- Greenwich, No. 56
- Weston, No. 59
- Darien, No. 62
- Ridgefield, No. 85
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