Donley Elementary School

  • Donley Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Donley Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Donley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Donley Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 (MI)
Overall School Rank#1830 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Donley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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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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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Donley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.700.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Lansing School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • East Lansing Whitehills Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 321 students
    0.8 miles
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    (517)333-7900
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  • East Lansing Macdonald Middle School
    Grades: 6-12 | 850 students
    1.0 miles
    1601 Burcham Dr
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7600
    1.0 6-12 850
  • East Lansing Marble School
    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
    1.0 miles
    729 North Hagadorn Rd
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7860
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  • East Lansing East Lansing High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1092 students
    1.3 miles
    509 Burcham Dr
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7500
    1.3 9-12 1092
  • East Lansing Pinecrest School
    Grades: K-5 | 378 students
    1.8 miles
    1811 Pinecrest Dr
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7870
    1.8 K-5 378

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