NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan High School has been ranked the 18th-best public high school in the entire United States by bestcolleges.com.
Bestcolleges.com pulled its data from several different surveys conducted by the education website, niche.com, including:
- Best academics
- Best teachers
- Best facilities
New Canaan was ranked first overall among high schools ranked in Connecticut. Staples High School in Westport ranked just a few spots behind at No. 23.
New Canaan ranked 56th in academics and 39th in facilities.
New Canaan High School also boasts a graduation rate that is 17 percent above the national average with 94 percent of those students going on to pursue four-year college degrees.
The ranking for the top-performing school in the country went to Horace Greeley High School in Westchester County, N.Y.
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