Mcdonald Elementary School

  • Mcdonald Elementary School serves 888 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Mcdonald Elementary School operates within the Centennial School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 888 students
Mcdonald Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mcdonald Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Mcdonald Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Mcdonald Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Mcdonald Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
3%
4%
Mcdonald Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
25%
10%
Mcdonald Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
5%
15%
Mcdonald Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
64%
68%
Mcdonald Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mcdonald Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Mcdonald Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Mcdonald Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.25
Mcdonald Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
41%
Mcdonald Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Mcdonald Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Centennial School District's student population of 5,544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,424 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,355 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Centennial School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 5,544 1,497
Centennial School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $103 MM $21 MM
Centennial School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $103 MM $20 MM
Centennial School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,424 $13,911
Centennial School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,355 $13,599
Centennial School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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