Mcdonnell Elementary School



Mcdonnell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mcdonnell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 112
1 89
2 67
3 73
4 68
5 68
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mcdonnell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Huntsville City School District. It enrolls 513 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mcdonnell Elementary School is the 337th largest public school in Alabama and the 20,341st largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 513
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,341st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 337th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 655th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 433rd out of 783

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Mcdonnell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 258
(50%)
8,170
(49%)
 Male 255
(50%)
8,581
(51%)

Mcdonnell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 245
(48%)
1,311
(8%)
 Black 138
(27%)
7,011
(42%)
 White 67
(13%)
7,439
(44%)
 Two or More 35
(7%)
516
(3%)
 Asian 23
(4%)
341
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
58
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
75
(0%)

Mcdonnell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 442
(86%)
8,119
(48%)
 Not Eligible 60
(12%)
7,954
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
678
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Mcdonnell Elementary School is ranked 128th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mcdonnell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mcdonnell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 363
2006 393
2007 406
2008 417
2009 436
2010 472
2011 474
2012 513

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 15.8
2007 15.7
2008 15.6
2009 13.9
2010 15.2
2011 16.9
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76584022038567
2006 0.84223918575064
2007 0.70443349753695
2008 0.84172661870504
2009 0.90137614678899
2010 0.84957627118644
2011 0.86497890295359
2012 0.88304093567251

Compare Mcdonnell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 88.3%
 

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Public KG - 05 513 15.9:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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