The notion of free education for all is one of America’s great traditions, and Connecticut was among the first states to require it. Our state recognized education as one of the most valuable investments government can make in lifting the performance bar of its people. From that investment has flowed the outpouring of invention, creativity, and productivity that has marked America’s last century and a half.
We in Wilton rightly pride ourselves on the quality of public education we provide, and indeed many have moved here with that very fact foremost in mind. Here in Wilton we can give our children a public education of a quality that is among the best in the land. Rankings and awards place Wilton not only at the top statewide but also ranked nationally — as confirmed by college admissions and other indicators of the reality as well as the perception of our schools’ excellence. These results show what a community determined to achieve academic excellence can accomplish.