Best Public Schools in Zip Code 06854


The 06854 zip code area of Norwalk, Connecticut is home to 5 schools, including 3 elementary schools, 2 high schools, and no middle schools or alternative schools. The schools in this area serve a diverse student population, with Hispanic students making up the largest racial group at most schools. While the academic performance varies across the schools, the Center for Global Studies, a magnet high school, stands out as the top performer with significantly higher test scores and a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger.

In contrast, the other high school in the area, Brien McMahon High School, ranks much lower and has below-average test scores. Among the elementary schools, Brookside Elementary stands out as the highest-performing, though its scores are still below the state averages. The other two elementary schools, Side By Side Charter School and South Norwalk Elementary, have lower rankings and test scores.

Across the schools, high rates of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, ranging from 28.7% to 60.6%, suggest a need for additional support and resources for economically disadvantaged students in the area. The variation in student-teacher ratios, from 9.2 to 16.8, may also be a factor in the schools' academic performance. Overall, the data highlights the importance of considering multiple factors when evaluating the quality of schools in the Norwalk School District and the Side By Side Charter School 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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