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Rated among the best public school systems in the state, Greenwich has a modern high school, three middle and eleven elementary schools. In addition, there are twelve private schools, two of which offer first-to-twelfth grade education. Athletic facilities of both public and private schools are extensive, assuring students of a well-rounded curriculum. The level of acceptances at the colleges of their choice is high for graduates of Greenwich schools.

 Education Statistics  Town  State
 Total Students  9,077  643,751
 Total Expenditure per Pupil  $12,073  $10,096
 Average Teacher's Salary  $69,800  $57,248
 Students Attending Public School  69.2%  88.0%
 Student/Teacher Ratio  12.5  13.8
 Graduates Pursuing Post-Secondary Education        90.1%  80.3%
 High School Dropout Rate  3.1%  9.5%

Source: 2003-04 Connecticut State Department of Education Website

District Profile

Student Enrollment

The Greenwich Public Schools include eleven elementary schools (K-5), three middle schools (6-8), one high school (9-12), and one alternative high school. The schools range in size from the 220-pupil Parkway Elementary School to Greenwich High School with 2,795 students. The District also provides a tuition-based preschool program with locations at four of our elementary schools.

Preschool - Grade 12 Enrollment: 9,113
Average Elementary Class Size: 20

(Source: October 2018 GPS Enrollment Report)

Student Demographics

The State of Connecticut provides District/School Profile and Performance Reports annually based on information submitted by CT School Districts. The reports contain information on student needs, resources and performance. The most recent State report available is based on data from the 2016-2017 school year.

Eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch: 14.9%
English Language Learners: 5%
Students with Disabilities: 10.8%
Minority Population: 36.8%

(Source: State Department of Education District Profile and Performance Report 2016-2017 School Year)

Achievement Data

2018 Standards Based Assessment (SBA) - Grades 3-8

English Language Arts: 78% Meet/Exceed Expectations
88th Percentile of CT School Districts

Mathematics: 71.4% Meet/Exceed Expectations
90th Percentile of CT School Districts

College Board SAT - Class of 2017

Mean Score Reading: 586
Average Score Mathematics: 584
Participation: 97% of Class of 2017

2018 Advanced Placement Exams (AP)
Mean Score: 3.93* (10-year high)
93.1% of students taking AP exams score 3 or higher
Participation in AP courses has doubled over the last 10 years

* 3 = “qualified to receive college credit or advance placement”
* 4 = “well qualified to receive college credit or advance placement”

District Budget

2018-2019 Operating Budget: $157,145,871
Per Pupil Cost*: $21,518

Source: Greenwich Public Schools website
(*Source: CT 2016-2017 District Profile and Performance Report (2015-2016 data))

Public Schools

For more information, visit the Greenwich Public Schools web site.

Private Schools

Brunswick School
101 Maher Ave.
Greenwich, CT
(203) 625-8000

Carmel Academy
270 Lake Avenue
Greenwich, CT
(203) 863-9663

Convent of the Sacred Heart
1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT
(203) 531-6500

Eagle Hill
45 Glenville Road
Greenwich, CT
(203) 622-9240

Greenwich Academy
200 North Maple Avenue
Greenwich, CT
(203) 625-8900

Greenwich Catholic School
471 North Street
Greenwich, CT
(203) 869-4000

Greenwich Country Day
Old Church Road
Greenwich, CT
(203) 869-5600

The Greenwich Japanese School
279 Lake Avenue
Greenwich, CT
(203) 629-9039

The Whitby School
969 Lake Avenue
Greenwich, CT
(203) 869-8464 ext. 141

The Stanwich School
257 Stanwich Road
Greenwich, CT
(203) 869-4515