Mcdonough Middle School

  • Mcdonough Middle School serves 237 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mcdonough Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Mcdonough Middle School's student population of 237 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdonough Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Mcdonough Middle School is 0.24, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#941 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mcdonough Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:1n/a
American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
87%
25%
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Black
9%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcdonough Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
54%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.240.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcdonough Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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