20 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut



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High school students in Connecticut are tested via state assessments in math, science and English language arts. Ambitious students can earn both high school and college credit through a concurrent enrollment program at the University of Connecticut.

Take a look at the 20 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut:

20. Hall High School, West Hartford, CT

Hall High School is a public school in West Hartford, Connecticut. It has 1,475 students in grades 9-12.

Hall High School is very with everything – they are rated one of the best schools in the state. The principle would always walk around during the lunch periods and would talk to the student body very frequently.

Academics gives students the ability to choose the level they would feel most comfortable in. This also gives students the choose of how large they want their workload to be.

The teachers at Hall High School have a variety of approaches to learning and are completely dedicated to teaching. They have creative assignments and listen to students’ opinions on homework and projects. Grading is always fair and teachers are always approachable and available to talk to.

If you take advantage of the community of learning, you will be very prepared to go into college (as most of students do). After graduating from Hall High, students feel comfortable searching out educational opportunities.

There are many established clubs, performance groups, athletic groups, and it is very easy for students to start their own.

The guidance counselors know what they’re doing but they often are very stressed out – it seems as if they need more to divide all the work. There is a “no bully tolerance” at this school, so if there is any suspected queries they take action right away.

The fields and gym are amazing and have tons of funding. Hall offers basically all sports programs which are available at multiple levels. Even in physical education or after school, kids can use the equipment available or have access to the weight lifting room.

  • Hall High School graduation rate is 95%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 90% students of Hall High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 91% students of Hall High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.