School Profile

McGee Middle School

School Statistics

  • Enrollment: 709
  • Avg. Class Size: 22
  • Total Teacher FTE: 66
  • Avg. Teacher Experience: 15.4
  • Teachers with Master's Degree: 93.8%
  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Per Pupil Expenditure: $14,219

School Climate and Culture

Catherine M. McGee Middle School encourages children to grow and learn in an atmosphere of responsibility and respect. As a rigorous academic community, we

  • Help children to become educated, productive citizens in a diverse society and technologically changing world
  • Provide a safe, caring, and challenging school environment that helps children develop a commitment to life-long learning
  • Create an environment that fosters intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth for all students and recognizes their unique developmental needs.

Standardized Testing

McGee uses various forms of standardized testing throughout the school year. The goal of standardized testing is to create a picture of student growth, as well as to inform instruction in academic areas. The following standardized tests are integrated into our program:

  • Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) - Language Arts and Math assessments for all grades
  • Northwest Educational Assessment (NWEA) - Language Arts and Math assessments for all grades
  • Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) - Science assessment for all grades

Each grade levels also utilized various school-wide literacy and math skill assessments to assess student growth and inform teacher instruction throughout the school year.


McGee recognizes teachers, students, and parents throughout the school year for various achievements. Recognitions include:

  • Berlin Bravos
  • Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents Student Award (CAPSS)
  • Connecticut Assocation of Schools Celebration of the Arts Award
  • Connecticut Association of Schools Parent Volunteer Award
  • Connecticut Association of Schools Student Leadership Award (CAS)
  • Friends of Berlin Schools
  • Non-Certified Staff Member of the Year
  • Teacher of the Year