Mcdonald Elementary School

  • Mcdonald Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mcdonald Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mcdonald Elementary School's student population of 341 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdonald Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Mcdonald Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#1683 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Mcdonald Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
98%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mcdonald Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.040.52
This chart display the diversity score of Mcdonald Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcdonald Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDearborn City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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