Mcdonough School

  • Mcdonough School serves 547 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mcdonough School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 15%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mcdonough School's student population of 547 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdonough School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 454 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcdonough School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#446 out of 454 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
6%
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Black
8%
2%
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White
50%
85%
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Two or more races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManchester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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