Mcalister Intermediate School

  • Mcalister Intermediate School serves 470 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Mcalister Intermediate School's student population of 470 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcalister Intermediate School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcalister Intermediate School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#402 out of 968 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
24%
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Black
5%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcalister Intermediate School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
83%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcalister Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.300.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSuffield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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