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87%
  • Tokeneke Elementary School
  • 7 Old Farm Rd., Darien
  • DARIEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
85%
  • Middlesex Middle School
  • 204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd., Darien
  • DARIEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,125
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
81%
  • Hindley Elementary School
  • 10 Nearwater Ln., Darien
  • DARIEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 556
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
78%
  • Holmes Elementary School
  • 18 Hoyt St., Darien
  • DARIEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 473
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
76%
  • Ox Ridge Elementary School
  • 395 Mansfield Ave., Darien
  • DARIEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 449
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
72%
  • Royle Elementary School
  • 133 Mansfield Ave., Darien
  • DARIEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 442
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
65%
  • Darien High School
  • 80 High School Ln., Darien
  • DARIEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,365
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Darien school information

IndexDarienConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores78%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools865479,221
Total private schools120724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Darien, CT educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Darien public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 66% higher than than the Connecticut average and 58% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Darien public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.3% have completed high school, 79.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Darien

IndexDarienConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade97.4%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college89.3%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree82.6%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors79.5%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.5%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.8%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.7%1.3%

Darien, CT School Districts

Darien School District

There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Darien. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Darien, CT schools is 78%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Darien, CT, an average of 97.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Darien schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Darien, CT schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glen Head, NY4,86083%69%
Riverside, CT8,28983%68%
Old Greenwich, CT7,00082%67%
Lattingtown, NY1,67181%65%
Armonk, NY4,30381%64%
Darien, CT21,51978%58%

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South Lake Tahoe, CA21,50639%21%
Lakeside, CA21,48833%33%
Darien, CT21,51978%58%
Source: The Darien, CT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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