Donegan Elementary School

  • Donegan Elementary School serves 524 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Donegan Elementary School's student population of 524 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Donegan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Donegan Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2448 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
82%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
11%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
6%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania 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 Donegan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.310.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Donegan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethlehem Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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