Wilton For Living | Education In Wilton
Just under 4,100 students were enrolled in Wilton for the 2016-17 school year. Our public schools are overseen by a well managed Board of Education with long term goals and a vision. Wilton’s teachers, faculty and staff are among the best in the State and are supported with an annual education investment by the town and the state that exceeds $86 million. The town of Wilton strives to optimize local taxes, private donations and volunteers.
Wilton’s facilities include the Miller-Driscoll School serving grades K through 2 along with special education pre-K students. A $42 million renovation was completed in the summer of 2017. Cider Mill School provides an intimate campus for grades 3 through 5. Middlebrook Schools provides numerous academic and extracurricular offerings in music, sports and STEM for grades 6 through 8. Wilton High School, which includes grades 9 through 12, is consistently ranked in the top schools in CT and in the top 99% of public high schools in the U.S. WHS has an extensive selection of courses for students of all abilities including outstanding music and visual arts courses and advanced courses across all disciplines.
Participation in sports is encouraged from an early age. Many athletes enjoy a competitive high school sports experience and go on to collegiate level athletics. Each year, several of Wilton’s scholar athletes combine a high quality education with athletics to enter the competitive Ivy League, NESCAC or other highly rated universities.