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Mcalister Intermediate School

Serves grades 3 - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
260 Mountain Road
Suffield, CT 06078
Phone
(860) 668-3830
District
SUFFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
HARTFORD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
392
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

6

(10 is best)

Better than 57.1% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Mcalister Intermediate School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
60%
55%
62%
55%
57%
55%
60%
55%
62%
55%
57%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
54%
62%
55%
52%
53%
57%
54%
62%
55%
52%
53%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
65%
53%
67%
59%
62%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12
12
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 3 127 32.4%
Grade 4 129 32.9%
Grade 5 136 34.7%
Total 392 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.8% 84.1% 52.2%
Black 4.6% 4.1% 13.1%
Hispanic 5.9% 7.2% 28.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.6% 4.4% 5.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 17.3% 17.3% 41.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.0% 13.7% 35.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 3.6% 6.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 15,730 3,605,597
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 366.3 743
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.3% 5.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.9% 18.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.0% 31.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.9% 28.1%
65 OR OLDER 16.0% 17.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,125 1,385,303
Single Parent Households With Children 10.2% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.4% 90.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.3% 40.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 37.7% 22.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.3% 17.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 15.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.5% 13.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.8% 10.2%
$15,000 or less 2.1% 8.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,426 $26,529,510 59.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,873 $3,998,855 8.9%
Staff $286 $610,610 1.4%
General Administration $648 $1,383,480 3.1%
School Administration $1,220 $2,604,700 5.8%
Operation $1,436 $3,065,860 6.8%
Transportation $771 $1,646,085 3.7%
Other $133 $283,955 0.6%
Total Support $6,366 $13,591,410 30.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,216 $4,731,160 10.5%
Total Expenditures $21,008 $44,852,080 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,287 $6,248,864,124 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,513 $769,306,875 6.4%
Staff $744 $378,421,693 3.1%
General Administration $500 $254,182,405 2.1%
School Administration $1,224 $622,702,946 5.2%
Operation $1,833 $932,487,697 7.7%
Transportation $1,115 $567,223,599 4.7%
Other $823 $418,636,588 3.5%
Total Support $7,753 $3,942,923,672 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,685 $1,874,079,452 15.5%
Total Expenditures $23,724 $12,065,874,668 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%