Also, you might want to try the following web resources: http://www.greatschools.net
and also http://www.schooldigger.com
will compare the different CT town school systems to each other for you. Having said that, the comparison is based on statistical measures including students per class and CMT scores. School comparisons is clearly more complex that that and other factors should be weighed such as gifted & talent programs, specific areas of interest, and the community as a whole. I know several people whose children attend middle & HS in Woodbury (one couple I know works in the Danbury school system themselves) and have never heard any complaints.