Moms and Dads across the country are anxiously anticipating that magic time of year when the children finally go back to school.

Ratings are compiled by greatschools.org, utilizing student's test scores, academic growth, and college readiness. An asterisk after the school means that greatschools.org considers it an exceptional school.

Top Rated Danbury Elementary Schools

1. Western Center Academy of International Studies**

2. Shelter Rock School *

3. King Street Intermediate School*

 

Top Rated Southbury Elementary Schools

1. Pomperaug School*

2. Gainfield Elementary School*

 

Top Rated Bethel Elementary Schools

1. Anna H. Rockwell School*                                                                            

2. Frank A. Berry School*  

 3. Ralph M.T. Johnson School*  

                                                                            

Top Rated Brookfield Elementary Schools

1. Huckleberry Hill Elementary School

2. Center Elementary School

Top Rated New Fairfield Elementary Schools

1. Meeting House Hill School

2. Consolidated School

Top Rated New Milford Elementary Schools

1. Hill & Plain School*

2. Northville Elementary School*

Top Rated Ridgefield Elementary Schools

1. Farmingville Elementary School**

2. Branchville Elementary School**

3. Ridgebury Elementary School**

According to K12.niche.com, the two best elementary schools in Connecticut are North Mianus School in Greenwich and King's Highway Elementary School in Westport. The top five school districts in the state, according to niche.com are Westport, New Canaan, Wilton, Simsbury, and Greenwich. To check out ratings for teachers, school districts, all the different schools throughout the country, click on k12.niche.com.