Donald Mckay

  • Donald Mckay serves 778 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Donald Mckay placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Donald Mckay's student population of 778 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students778 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Donald Mckay is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Donald Mckay is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#1463 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
89%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Donald Mckay and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.200.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
35%
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 Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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