Donald Mckay

  • Donald Mckay serves 732 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Donald Mckay's student population of 732 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students732 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Donald Mckay's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Donald Mckay is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1357 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Donald Mckay and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
90%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Donald Mckay and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
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White
8%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Donald Mckay and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Donald Mckay and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Donald Mckay.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.190.35
This chart display the diversity score of Donald Mckay and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Donald Mckay and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Donald Mckay and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • East Boston Mario Umana Academy
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