Best Public Schools in Clinton, CT


The city of Clinton, Connecticut is home to 3 public schools serving students from elementary through high school. The schools in this district include Lewin G. Joel Junior School (elementary), Jared Eliot School (middle), and The Morgan School (high school). Overall, the Clinton School District is ranked 84 out of 151 districts in Connecticut and is rated 2 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger, indicating room for improvement.

Among the three schools, The Morgan School stands out as the highest performer, ranking 53 out of 142 Connecticut high schools and earning a 3-star rating. The school outperformed the state average in SAT/English Language Arts and NGSS/Science for 11th grade. Jared Eliot School, the district's middle school, also performed well, ranking 99 out of 249 Connecticut middle schools and outperforming the state average in SBAC/Mathematics and NGSS/Science. In contrast, Lewin G. Joel Junior School had test scores closer to the state average, but the school has a higher percentage of Hispanic students and a higher rate of free/reduced lunch recipients compared to the other schools in the district.

The data also reveals that the Clinton School District serves a significant population of economically disadvantaged students, with free/reduced lunch rates ranging from 29.96% at The Morgan School to 39.71% at Lewin G. Joel Junior School. This suggests that the district may need to focus on ensuring equitable access to resources and support for all students, particularly at the elementary and middle school levels.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Connecticut Department of Education.

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