Macdonough School

  • Macdonough School serves 233 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Macdonough School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Macdonough School's student population of 233 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macdonough School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Macdonough School is 0.76, which is more 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 (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#684 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Macdonough School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
22%
13%
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White
31%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macdonough School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.760.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Macdonough School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMiddletown School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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