Macdonald Middle School

  • Macdonald Middle School serves 850 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (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 62% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Macdonald Middle School's student population of 850 students has grown by 59% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students850 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macdonald Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Macdonald Middle School is 0.61, 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#658 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
20%
18%
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White
58%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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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    0.9 miles
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  • East Lansing Donley Elementary School
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    1.0 miles
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  • East Lansing Whitehills Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 321 students
    1.3 miles
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  • East Lansing Glencairn School
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    1.7 miles
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    East Lansing, MI 48823
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