Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School

  • Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School serves 531 students in grades 1-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#5895 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
69%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
23%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.470.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerris Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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