Donley Elementary School

  • Donley Elementary School serves 273 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Donley Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Donley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Donley Elementary School's student population of 273 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students273 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Donley Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Donley Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1080 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
19%
18%
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White
48%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Lansing School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • East Lansing Whitehills Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 325 students
    0.8 miles
    621 Pebblebrook Ln
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 333-7900
    0.8 K-5 325
  • East Lansing Macdonald Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 842 students
    1.0 miles
    1601 Burcham Dr
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 333-7600
    1.0 6-8 842
  • East Lansing Marble School
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    1.0 miles
    729 North Hagadorn Rd
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 333-7860
    1.0 K-5 365
  • East Lansing East Lansing High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,097 student
    1.3 miles
    509 Burcham Dr
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 333-7500
    1.3 9-12 1,097
  • East Lansing Pinecrest School
    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
    1.8 miles
    1811 Pinecrest Dr
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517) 333-7870
    1.8 PK-5 382

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