Mcdonald Elementary School

Grades: PK-5

893 students

Mcdonald Elementary School serves 893 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Mcdonald Elementary School operates within the Centennial School District.

Overview

The student population of 893 students has grown by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 893 students
Mcdonald Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Mcdonald Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.45 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Mcdonald Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
21%
9%
Mcdonald Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
4%
16%
Mcdonald Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
71%
70%
Mcdonald Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Mcdonald Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Mcdonald Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.45 0.24
Mcdonald Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
33%
36%
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.
6%
5%
Mcdonald Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,336 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,685 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,407 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Centennial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 7,336 1,528
Centennial   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $89 MM $21 MM
Centennial   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $20 MM
Centennial   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,685 $12,476
Centennial   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,407 $11,944
Centennial   School District 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 Davis Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WarminsterWilliam Tennent High School
    333 Centennial Rd
    WarminsterPA 18974
    (215)441-6181
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1841 students                      
  • SouthamptonDavis Elementary School
    475 Maple Ave
    SouthamptonPA 18966
    (215)364-5970
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 720 students                      
  • SouthamptonKlinger Middle School
    1415 2nd St Pk
    SouthamptonPA 18966
    (215)364-5950
    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 683 students                      
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Middle School
    4000 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)674-4185
    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 705 students                      
  • HatboroUpper Moreland Intermediate School
    3990 Orangemans Rd
    HatboroPA 19040
    (215)325-1700
    1.8 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 664 students                      

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