Suffield School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,281 students in Suffield School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Connecticut.
Public Elementary Schools in Suffield School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Suffield School District are Suffield Middle School, Mcalister Intermediate School and A. Ward Spaulding School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Suffield School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
3 Schools
773 Schools
# Students
1,281 Students
327,870 Students
# Teachers
116 Teachers
26,817 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Suffield School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 180 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#74 out of 200 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Suffield   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Suffield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Suffield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Suffield   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.31
0.67
# American Indian Students
1 Student
812 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
60 Students
17,558 Students
% Asian Students
5%
5%
# Hispanic Students
89 Students
94,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
29%
# Black Students
56 Students
42,502 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# White Students
1,057 Students
157,450 Students
% White Students
83%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
320 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
17 Students
14,360 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
41
9,403
# Students in K Grade:
134
31,494
# Students in 1st Grade:
137
35,157
# Students in 2nd Grade:
141
34,865
# Students in 3rd Grade:
127
35,362
# Students in 4th Grade:
129
36,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
136
36,487
# Students in 6th Grade:
141
37,748
# Students in 7th Grade:
141
32,257
# Students in 8th Grade:
154
33,099
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
1,768
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,565
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,375
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,275
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,490 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,806 is less than the state median of $25,113. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$46 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Suffield   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$45 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Suffield   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,490
$26,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Suffield   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,806
$25,113
This chart display average spending per public school student in Suffield   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Suffield School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Suffield Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
350 Mountain Rd.
Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 668-3820
Grades: 6-8
| 436 students
Rank: #22.
Mcalister Intermediate School
Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
260 Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 668-3830
Grades: 3-5
| 392 students
Rank: n/an/a
945 Mountain Rd.
Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 668-3826
Grades: PK-2
| 453 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Suffield School District
  • 350 MOUNTAIN ROAD, SUFFIELD, CT, 06078-2078
  • (860) 668-3800
  • suffield.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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