#68 High School in CT and #17 in Fairfield County

Bunnell High School

1 Bulldog Blvd, Stratford, CT 06614

How Good is Bunnell High School?

Report Card

C+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Enviroment
A+ School Safety
B Overall Grade

Located in Stratford, Connecticut, Bunnell High School, is a Fairfield County school. The school reports an enrollment of 1019 students in grades 9-12 and a student–teacher ratio of 13 students per teacher.

When compared to other schools in Connecticut it is average and has received and a grade of B from The School Review. Of high schools in the Fairfield County it is ranked 17. Statewide, Bunnell High School is ranked 68 for high schools.

The School Review uses U.S. Department of Education school data for our grading. These data are analyzed to calculate a grade for safety, academics and learning environment for each school. These scores are combined to determine the overall grade. You can read a more detailed description of our grading system on our methodology page.


The academic score for a high school is determined by looking at a number of inputs, such as student performance on standardized tests and indicators of college readiness. For academics, Bunnell High School performs slightly below average when compared to other high schools in Connecticut and received the grade of C+ for this measure.

Source: CT Standardized Tests
Academics Grade C+
Test Performance Fair
AP/IB Participation Good
SAT/ACT Participation Very Good

Learning Enviroment

To evaluate the learning environment at a school we look at many factors including teacher certifications, experience and chronic absenteeism. Bunnell High School received a grade of B+ for learning environment. For this measure, this school is slightly above average when compared to other high schools in Connecticut.

Students : Teacher
CT Avg. 13
Uncertified Teachers
CT Avg. 1%
New Teachers
CT Avg. 10%
Learning Enviroment Grade B+
Student–Teacher Ratio Very Good
Student Absenteeism Good
Teacher Absenteeism Good
Teacher Certifications Excellent
Teacher Experience Very Good


Suspension rates and number of physical altercations are used to evaluate a school’s safety. Bunnell High School performs significantly above average compared to other Connecticut high schools for safety. The school's grade for this metric is A+.

Safety Grade A+
In-School Suspensions Good
Out-of-School Suspensions Excellent
Physical Altercations N/A


Information about the student body at Bunnell High School is included below. A school’s demographics play no part in determining its grade.

Students w/ Disablities
CT Avg. 12%
Free Lunch
CT Avg. 27%
Econ. Disadvantaged
CT Avg. 32%
% Race/Ethnicity
% Male/Female
Total Enrollment 1,019
Minority Students 561
Diversity Index 54
Students with Disablities 98
Economically Disadvantaged 40%
Limited English Proficiency 2%
Gifted Students N/A

Compare Nearby Schools

The closest high schools to Bunnell High School are listed below. The table includes The School Review’s score for these schools. All Stratford schools can be viewed on the Stratford, Connecticut schools listing page.

School Overall Grade Academic Results Learning Enviroment School Safety
1 Stratford High School B- C+ B- A+
2 Bullard-Havens Technical High School N/A N/A A- B
3 Aerospace/Hydrospace Engineering and Physical Sciences High School B- B- C B-
4 Information Technology and Software Engineering High School C C C- C
5 Biotechnology Research and Zoological Studies High School at the Fa C- C- C- C-

Bunnell High School - Quick FAQ

At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.

  • How many students attend Bunnell High School? The school reported 1019 enrolled students to the U.S Dept of Education.
  • How good of a school is Bunnell High School? The school received an overall grade of B, which means it is average when compared to similar schools within the state.
  • What school county is Bunnell High School in? The school is located in Fairfield County.
  • How can I contact Bunnell High School? The school's number is (203) 385-4250. You can visit their website at http://bunnellhigh.stratfordk12.org/.
  • Where is Bunnell High School? 1 Bulldog Blvd, Stratford, Connecticut 06614

How we rate schools?

We rank high schools across three criteria: Academics, Learning Environment, and Safety. We assess Academics using statewide standardized test scores, by comparing each school’s test performance across subjects and years to the distribution of high schools on the same tests in the state. We also assess a school’s Academics using indicators of college readiness and likelihood of future college enrollment. These measures include the percent of students enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate course and the percent of students taking the SAT or ACT. Next, we evaluate a school’s Learning Environment by combining various classroom indicators, such as the ratio of teachers to students and the percent of teachers who are novice, uncertified, and chronically absent. Finally, we measure Safety from the percent of students receiving in-school and out-of-school suspensions and the reported incidents of physical altercations per 100 students. While we recognize any ranking metric is inherently subjective, we believe our grades can serve as a valuable resource to help students and parents compare neighborhood schools and find the best school to fit their desired educational needs.

Nearby Schools
Stratford High School
45 North Parade Stratford, CT 06615
Bullard-Havens Technical High School
500 Palisade Ave Bridgeport, CT 06610
Information Technology and Software Engineering High School
840 Old Town Road Bridgeport, CT 06606