400 East Spruce Street
Mackay, ID 83251
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Mackay Elementary School serves 137 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mackay Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Mackay Elementary School's student population of 137 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Mackay Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mackay Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#468 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
90%
75%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 137 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19 (Btm 50%)

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