Mcdonald Elementary School

Tel: (215)441-6157
Grades: KG-5

876 students

Mcdonald Elementary School serves 876 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Mcdonald Elementary School operates within the Centennial School District.

Overview

The student population of 876 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 876 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Students by Grade Mcdonald Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Mcdonald Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
22%
8%
Black
4%
16%
White
69%
71%
All Ethnic Groups Mcdonald Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Mcdonald Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.23
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.
31%
34%
Mcdonald Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,559 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Centennial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 6,559 1,682
District Total Revenue $89 MM $21 MM
Centennial   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $20 MM
Centennial   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,685 $12,476
Centennial   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,407 $11,944
Centennial   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Upper Moreland Intermediate School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WarminsterWilliam Tennent High School
    333 Centennial Rd
    WarminsterPA 18974
    (215)441-6181
    0.3 mi | 1881 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SouthamptonKlinger Middle School
    1415 2nd St Pk
    SouthamptonPA 18966
    (215)364-5950
    1.8 mi | 654 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Middle School
    4000 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)674-4185
    1.8 mi | 708 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Intermediate School
    3990 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)325-1700
    1.8 mi | 649 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Primary School
    3980 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)325-1400
    1.8 mi | 696 students | Gr. KG-2                      

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Bucks County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.27, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.23. The most diverse school district in Bucks County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.