Public School Enrollment

Connecticut public schools currently educate approximately 528,000 students. Over the past 10 years, the number of students attending Connecticut public schools has declined by more than 36,600 students. This is a decline of 6.5%.

However, the decline in enrollment has not been equal across school districts. The greatest increases in enrollment have occurred in some urban areas and Fairfield County towns. For example, Danbury and Stamford have each seen increases of more than 1,200 students over the past 10 years. Glastonbury, Hartford, Madison, Milford, and Newtown have experienced the largest declines, with each district's enrollment decreasing by more than 1,000 students each.

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