550 Lowell St.
Manchester, NH 03104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mcdonough School serves 430 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 16% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Mcdonough School's student population of 430 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mcdonough School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#404 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
7%
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Black
13%
2%
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White
46%
84%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
18%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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