Departments of Education in Fairfield County, Connecticut

There are 20 Departments of Education in Fairfield County, Connecticut, serving a population of 947,328 people in an area of 625 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 47,366 people, and 1 Department of Education per 31 square miles.

In Connecticut, Fairfield County is ranked 8th of 8 counties in Departments of Education per capita, and 2nd of 8 counties in Departments of Education per square mile.

List of Fairfield County Departments of Education

Find Fairfield County, Connecticut departments of education (DOE) and boards of education.


Bethel Department of Education 1 School Street Bethel, CT

Bilingual Department of Education 948 Main Street Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport Department of Education 280 Tesiny Avenue Bridgeport, CT

Danbury Conecuh County Department of Education 63 Beaver Brook Road Danbury, CT

Darien Macon County Department of Education Green Avenue New Canaan, CT

Jamestown Enfield Department of Education 127 Old Highway Wilton, CT

Newtown Department of Education 94 Boggs Hill Road Newtown, CT

Newtown N Y City Department of Education 31 Pecks Lane Newtown, CT

Pitt County Department of Education 70 Prospect Street Ridgefield, CT

Public Gages Lake Department of Education 888 Washington Boulevard Stamford, CT

Shelton 415 Howe Avenue Shelton, CT

Shelton Department of Education 100 Elizabeth Street Shelton, CT

Stratford CT Department of Education 486 Birdseye Street Stratford, CT

Stratford Connecticut Department of Education 2750 Main Street Stratford, CT

Stratfort Department of Education 80 Ferry Boulevard Stratford, CT

Trumbull 6254 Main Street Trumbull, CT

Trumbull - Department of Education 220 Middlebrooks Avenue Trumbull, CT

Wayne AL Department of Education 212 Wayne Street Bridgeport, CT

Weston 24 School Road Weston, CT

Weston Department of Education 110 Myrtle Avenue Westport, CT

About Fairfield County Departments of Education

The Fairfield County Department of Education is a Connecticut state or federal agency whose mission is to provide leadership, develop policy, and disseminate funding, information, and other resources in support of student achievement in Fairfield County, CT. While the missions of Connecticut Departments of Education are similar to the federal Department of Education, state Departments of Education play a substantially different role in achieving their missions.

You may contact the Department of Education for questions about:
  • Fairfield County public school system
  • Public school education programs
  • Fairfield County school districts
  • Student loans and financial aid
  • School curriculum and tests
  • Fairfield County school superintendents

Fairfield County Education Statistics

Find Fairfield County School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Fairfield County School Enrollment
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
School Enrollment (Age 3+)254,240919,823
Kindergarden12,018 (4.7%)39,570 (4.3%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)101,113 (39.8%)349,715 (38.0%)
High School (Grades 9-12)58,335 (22.9%)199,541 (21.7%)
College/Grad School Enrollment65,081 (25.6%)274,414 (29.8%)
Fairfield County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
Less than 9th Grade Education35,410 (5.5%)104,623 (4.2%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)32,736 (5.1%)137,877 (5.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)141,048 (22.0%)673,582 (27.2%)
Some College, No Degree95,555 (14.9%)422,535 (17.0%)
Associate's Degree39,156 (6.1%)188,481 (7.6%)
Bachelor's Degree165,926 (25.8%)532,055 (21.5%)
Graduate/Professional Degree132,570 (20.6%)421,144 (17.0%)
Fairfield County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Fairfield CountyConnecticut
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher298,496953,199
Arts, Humanities & Others74,333 (24.9%)231,650 (24.3%)
Business69,836 (23.4%)188,953 (19.8%)
Education26,377 (8.8%)104,031 (10.9%)
Science & Engineering107,355 (36.0%)347,624 (36.5%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields20,595 (6.9%)80,941 (8.5%)