There are many ways in which Greenwich offers the best of both worlds, and educational choice is one of them. Residents can enjoy the benefits of small-town life without sacrificing their own or their children’s scholastic needs. Families have a wide array of excellent places of learning, from preschool to adult continuing education, both public and private.

Our public schools are ranked among the best in Fairfield County and the nation, with above-average test scores. Greenwich students outperform their national peers on SAT and AP tests. But it’s not just the students who are high achievers. An impressive 87 percent of our public school teachers have master’s degrees.

There are over 30 preschools in Greenwich, most of them connected with our schools and churches, though several outstanding independent preschools have been operating here for years. Many Greenwich daycare centers also offer programs for preschool-age children.

The Greenwich public school system has a preschool, 11 elementary schools (K-5), three middle schools (6-8), one alternative high school for students with special needs, and a high school (9-12).

Wondering which public schools serve your neighborhood?

Download a master list that maps schools to street addresses.


Interested in early childhood education?

Check out the Greenwich Integrated Preschool Program, or download a Community Answers brochure detailing all preschool and childcare options in Greenwich.


Want to learn more?

Visit the Greenwich public schools website, get district information (including demographics and testing results), and review the Open Choice application and enrollment process.

Private Schools In Greenwich

If you’re looking for the finest private school education for your children, Greenwich offers a selection of superior institutions with an average student to teacher ratio of 5:1. From Montessori to special education, or schools that focus on language or religion, or all-girls or all-boys, you’ll find the right approach for your child here.

Eagle Hill School
Special Education School

45 Glenville Road
Greenwich, CT

(203) 622-9240

Grades: 1-9
250 students

Whitby School
Montessori School

969 Lake Avenue
Greenwich, CT

(203) 302-3900

Grades: NS-8
448 students

100 Maher Avenue
Greenwich, CT

(203) 625-5800

Grades: PK-12
964 students

Carmel Academy

270 Lake Ave
Greenwich, CT

(203) 863-9663

Grades: K-8
217 students

1177 King Street
Greenwich, CT

(203) 531-6500

Grades: PK-12
735 students

Greenwich Academy

200 N Maple Ave
Greenwich, CT

(203) 625-8900

Grades: PK-12
873 students

Greenwich Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)

471 North Street
Greenwich, CT

(203) 869-4000

Grades: PK-8
418 students

PO Box 623
Greenwich, CT

(203) 863-5600

Grades: PK-9
864 students

The Greenwich
Japanese School
Special Program Emphasis

15 Ridgeway
Greenwich, CT

(203) 629-9039

Grades: 1-9
148 students

257 Stanwich Rd
Greenwich, CT

(203) 542-0000

Grades: K-12
350 students