Macdonell Elementary School

1606 Benavides
Laredo, TX 78040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Macdonell Elementary School serves 539 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Macdonell 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Macdonell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Macdonell Elementary School's student population of 539 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students539 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Macdonell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Macdonell Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Macdonell 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 Macdonell Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#6010 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Macdonell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Macdonell 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
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Macdonell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 1996-97 school year data.
Hispanic
99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Macdonell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
White
1%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Macdonell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macdonell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.020.64
This chart display the diversity score of Macdonell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Macdonell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (04-05)
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macdonell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaredo Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Macdonell Elementary School is Martin High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Christen Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Laredo Christen Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,233 student
    0.3 miles
    2001 Santa Maria Ave
    Laredo, TX 78040
    (956) 273-6400
    0.3 6-8 1,233
  • Laredo Martin High School Math: 51% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,026 students
    0.5 miles
    2002 San Bernardo Ave
    Laredo, TX 78040
    (956) 273-7100
    0.5 9-12 2,026
  • Laredo Bruni Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 618 students
    0.6 miles
    1508 San Eduardo
    Laredo, TX 78040
    (956) 273-3000
    0.6 PK-5 618
  • Laredo Dovalina Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 504 students
    0.6 miles
    1700 W Anna Ave
    Laredo, TX 78040
    (956) 273-3320
    0.6 PK-5 504
  • Laredo Leyendecker Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    0.7 miles
    1311 Garden St
    Laredo, TX 78040
    (956) 273-3800
    0.7 PK-5 509

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