Mcalister Intermediate School

260 Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 402 students in grades 3-5, Mcalister Intermediate School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 30% in CT
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : 64% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mcalister Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Mcalister Intermediate School's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcalister Intermediate School ranks within the top 30% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mcalister Intermediate School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#279 out of 942 schools
(Top 30%)
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61%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcalister Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
64%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mcalister Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Mcalister Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
85%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
This chart displays the diversity score of Mcalister Intermediate School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcalister Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mcalister Intermediate School's ranking?
Mcalister Intermediate School is ranked #279 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
61% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Mcalister Intermediate School?
402 students attend Mcalister Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Mcalister Intermediate School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcalister Intermediate School?
Mcalister Intermediate School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Mcalister Intermediate School offer ?
Mcalister Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mcalister Intermediate School part of?
Mcalister Intermediate School is part of Suffield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : 64% (Top 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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