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  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    70 3.5
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Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy is a public magnet school in East Hartford, Connecticut. It has 180 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 90% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 70 reviews written and they have been mixed.

857 Forbes St
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 622-5560

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 70 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Overall Experience: I hated my high school experience because of this school.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Teachers: Some teachers don't care. And other teachers are very caring.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Extracurriculars: Not much Extracurricular activities because of the amount of homework we get a day.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: Sometimes teachers will comment on the fact that a student is out of uniform, but most don't care enough to actually do anything about it. The staff is pretty lenient about most things, as long as you aren't being disruptive or disrespectful. Most of all, just don't cheat!
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: A lot of people play sports, and even those who don't play sports will support those who do. The fields and equipment could all use for some updating.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Stevens Alternate High School 0 mi. 152
3.66 International Magnet School for Global Citizenship 1 mi. 244
3.33 Glastonbury-East Hartford Elementary Magnet School 1 mi. 262
Woodland School 2 mi. 189
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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Grade 9 29.4%
Grade 10 28.3%
Grade 11 23.9%
Grade 12 18.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 30% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 83% The students and teachers
  • 17% Nothing

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 55% Too much homework, not enough time.
  • 27% Ridiculous amounts of projects.
  • 9% Everything
  • 9% Too small.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 75% A public school with the IB program.
  • 25% College preparation

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 57% Lack of sleep and life.
  • 43% Ridiculously difficult, ridiculously rewarding.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 83% It is very hard, do not be deceived.
  • 17% You'll get out of the school what you put in.
  • 0% Don't come,it not worth it or not what they tell u

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 6 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 33% I love everything about this school.
  • 17% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 33% I hate everything about this school.