Bristol Resources

A comprehensive portal for those interested in how Connecticut's school finance system impacts Bristol

Bristol Public Schools is the 12th largest school district in Connecticut and educates 7,997 students. Of those students, more than 2 out of 5 are classified as low-income, 5% are English Learners, and close to 1 in 5 need special education services. Bristol spends $14,044 per student and its taxpayers pay nearly 53 cents of every dollar in the city's education budget (amounting to $7,392 per student).

Below is a collection of documents providing greater information about school funding in Bristol, and how it impacts students, schools, taxpayers, and the community of Bristol.

Presentation About Connecticut's School Finance System and How It Impacts Bristol

FAQs About Funding for Bristol Public Schools

Informational One-pager Concerning Funding for Bristol Public Schools

Bristol Legislative Delegation Handout (click here to find your legislators)