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New to Danbury?

Welcome to our community! It is no coincidence that more families and young people are choosing Danbury as their home. In fact, while the State of Connecticut loses population, Danbury has seen a steady increase, and this comes at no surprise! As the best small city in the State of Connecticut to start a business, we continue to see low levels of unemployment and low crime. Danbury is an exciting city full of opportunities and adventure. By becoming a Danburian, you are now part of a great community that treasures our past and embraces our future. And we sure are excited about our future. We are fortunate to live in a community that is committed to preserving a high quality of life and strives to encourage creativity, diversity, and innovation. We hope you enjoy your new home!

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Danbury School EntranceDanbury Public Schools excels in academics, extracurriculars, and in athletic programs! Danbury High School is the largest public high school in the state which means it's full of incredible teachers and outstanding students! With over 20 AP courses, a competitive business leadership program (DECA) and a new State-of-the-Art Freshman Academy, your student is well-equipped for a high-quality education!

The Danbury Public Schools include three middle schools and twelve elementary schools.

In 2020, the U.S. Department of Education recognized South Street Elementary School as a National Blue Ribbon School!

Danbury is also home to a leading technical high school, Henry Abbot Tech and a college-prep Catholic High School, Immaculate, both of which boast graduation rates at 99%!

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Just passing through?

Welcome to Danbury! Explore some of our beautiful nature trails, or head downtown for a show! There is always something to do in Danbury.

Discover some of what Danbury has to offer!

Lake at a ParkDanbury is home to a number of beautiful, family-friendly parks. At Tarrywile, you can explore over 722 acres of hiking trails and incredible nature views. Looking for adventure? Don't miss out on Bear Mountain Reservation, a dog-friendly, hiking destination! Check out our beaches on Candlewood Lake or take the kids to one of our playgrounds. Endless opportunities are awaiting you!

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