1512 S Mcdonald Rd
Spokane, WA 99216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Mcdonald Elementary School serves 310 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mcdonald Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Mcdonald Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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School Overview

Mcdonald Elementary School's student population of 310 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcdonald Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mcdonald Elementary School is 0.43, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#518 out of 2052 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
75%
54%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
Two or more races
5%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Btm 50%)

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