Mcdonough School

550 Lowell St.
Manchester, NH 03104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mcdonough School serves 547 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Mcdonough School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mcdonough School is 0.66, 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 Testing Rank
#429 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
6%
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Black
8%
2%
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White
49%
86%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mcdonough School is Manchester Central High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hillside Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Manchester Hillside Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 789 students
    0.3 miles
    112 Reservoir Ave.
    Manchester, NH 03104
    (603) 624-6352
    0.3 6-8 789
  • Manchester Manchester Central High School Math: 29% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,474 student
    0.7 miles
    207 Lowell St.
    Manchester, NH 03104
    (603) 624-6363
    0.7 9-12 1,474
  • Manchester Wilson School Math: 12% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 444 students
    0.7 miles
    401 Wilson St.
    Manchester, NH 03103
    (603) 624-6350
    0.7 K-5 444
  • Manchester Making Community Connections Charter School (m) Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 31 students
    0.8 miles
    60 Rogers St Unit 203
    Manchester, NH 03103
    (603) 935-7488
    0.8 6-8 31
  • Manchester Smyth Road School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
    0.8 miles
    245 Bruce Rd.
    Manchester, NH 03104
    (603) 624-6340
    0.8 PK-5 375

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