Mcdonald Elementary School

Mcdonald Elementary School serves 868 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Mcdonald Elementary School operates within the Centennial School District.

School Overview

The student population of 868 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 868 students
Mcdonald Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mcdonald Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Mcdonald Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mcdonald Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Mcdonald Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Mcdonald Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
24%
9%
Mcdonald Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
15%
Mcdonald Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
68%
69%
Mcdonald Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Mcdonald Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.24
Mcdonald Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
38%
Mcdonald Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Mcdonald Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Centennial School District's student population of 5,598 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,274 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,136 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 25% over four years.
School District Name Centennial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 5,598 1,514
Centennial   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $21 MM
Centennial   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $108 MM $20 MM
Centennial   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,274 $12,967
Centennial   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,136 $12,300
Centennial   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is William Tennent High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Klinger Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Davis Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • WarminsterWilliam Tennent High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1821 students
    0.3 miles
    333 Centennial Rd
    WarminsterPA 18974
    (215)441-6181
    0.39-121821
  • SouthamptonDavis Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 747 students
    1.4 miles
    475 Maple Ave
    SouthamptonPA 18966
    (215)364-5970
    1.4PK-5747
  • SouthamptonKlinger Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 638 students
    1.8 miles
    1415 2nd St Pk
    SouthamptonPA 18966
    (215)364-5950
    1.86-8638
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 678 students
    1.8 miles
    3990 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)325-1700
    1.83-5678
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
    1.8 miles
    4000 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)674-4185
    1.86-8668

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