Mary J Donohoe Community School

38 Dodge Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mary J Donohoe Community School serves 471 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mary J Donohoe Community School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mary J Donohoe Community School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Mary J Donohoe Community School's student population of 471 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Mary J Donohoe Community School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mary J Donohoe Community School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1025 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
35%
29%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
46%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBayonne School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mary J Donohoe Community School is Port Richmond High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is John M. Bailey Community School (0.4 miles away)
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