Stamford Schools

Stamford offers residents a diverse selection of public and private school choices. Stamford is home to many of the best public and independent schools in Connecticut, offering accredited programs for all ages from pre-kindergarten through high school. Stamford also home of the University of Connecticut, Stamford campus, located in downtown Stamford.

As Connecticut’s second largest city with a population of over 135,000 residents, the public school system has an enrollment of over 16,000 students.  The Stamford Public School district has 21 total schools, which includes 13 elementary schools (grades K-5), 5 middle schools (grades 6-8), and 3 high schools (grades 9-12). Within the Stamford Public School system there are 9 public magnet schools, including 5 elementary schools 3 middle schools and 1 high school. There are also public special needs schools and alternative programs available.

Stamford’s public schools also offers various renowned certification programs, such as the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program, offered at four schools at all grade levels; the UCONN Early College Experience (ECE), offered at all three high schools; and the Agriscience Program at Westhill High School. Stamford’s public high schools are ranked third in the state in the total number of Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered.

Below is a comprehensive list of of schools with links to obtain further information. Many schools provide opportunities to attend in-person and virtual open houses, as well as private tours upon request.

Elementary Schools

davenport ridge
hart magnet
julia a stark
ktmurphy
newfield
northeast
roxbury
springdale
still meadow
toquam magnet
westover magnet

Elementary / Middle Schools

rogers international school
strawberry hill

Middle Schools

cloonan
dolan
rippowam
scofield magnet
turn of river

High Schools

aite
stamford hs
westhill

Pre-K Programs

apples
stamford readiness
anchor

Independent/Private Schools

villa maria
kingschool
bicultural hebrew
long ridge
mead school
childrens school
catholic academy stamford
pinnacle school
spire school
waterside
fusion
cardinalkungschool
matersalvatoris
linksacademy

Other Schools in Stamford

school of excellence
jm wright technical
uconn stamford