Best Public Schools in Deep River, CT


The city of Deep River, Connecticut is home to three schools that serve students from elementary through high school. The schools in this area demonstrate a range of academic performance, with Deep River Elementary School standing out as a high-achieving institution, while Valley Regional High School has seen fluctuations in its statewide ranking.

At the elementary level, Deep River Elementary School is a standout, consistently ranking in the top 15% of Connecticut elementary schools and earning a 4- or 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. The school's students significantly outperform the state averages on SBAC assessments in English Language Arts and Mathematics, with proficiency rates ranging from 66.7% to 81.5%. Additionally, 78.3% of 5th-grade students were proficient or better on the NGSS Science assessment, compared to the state average of 51%.

At the high school level, Valley Regional High School has seen fluctuations in its statewide ranking, dropping from 25th out of 139 schools in 2021-2022 to 52nd out of 142 schools in 2022-2023. However, the school's students have performed well on SAT assessments, with proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Mathematics above the state averages. The schools in Deep River serve student populations with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, as evidenced by the varying free and reduced lunch rates across the district.

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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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