Helen R Donaghue School



Helen R Donaghue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helen R Donaghue School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 70
4 67
5 65
6 79
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Helen R Donaghue School is a public elementary school located in Merrimac, MA in the Pentucket School District. It enrolls 281 students in grades 1st through 12th. Helen R Donaghue School is the 844th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 43,180th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 281
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.83

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Helen R Donaghue School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 161
(57%)
728
(54%)
 Female 120
(43%)
622
(46%)

Helen R Donaghue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 257
(91%)
1,261
(93%)
 Hispanic 13
(5%)
42
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
24
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Helen R Donaghue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 1,350
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Helen R Donaghue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 393
2006 395
2007 403
2008 407
2009 393
2010 401
2011 384
2012 356
2013 334
2014 304
2015 281

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 15.8
2007 14.8
2008 14.5
2009 14.9
2010 15.7
2011 14.6
2012 14.9
2013 13.2
2014 12.4
2015 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.073791348600509
2006 0.086075949367089
2007 0.071960297766749
2008 0.11056511056511
2009 0.14758269720102
2010 0.14962593516209
2011 0.1484375
2012 0.16292134831461
2013 0.18263473053892
2014 0.18421052631579
2015

Compare Helen R Donaghue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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