With a new school year just getting underway, a website has ranked the best public schools in Connecticut.
Niche.com said it put out its 2018 rankings based on student life data from the U.S Department of Education, along with test scores, college data and ratings collected from Niche users.
The site put New Canaan, Staples, Greenwich, Darien and Weston high schools as the top five in the state, respectively.
For a slideshow of the top 10, click here.
Academics accounted for 60 percent of a school's rank. Culture and diversity, parent/student surveys on overall experience and teachers grade made up for 10 percent each.
Finally, clubs and activities, health and safety, resources and facilities and sports grades made up for 2.5 percent each.
Here are the top 100 public high schools in the state:
For more on the rankings and the complete list, head to Niche's website here.
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