Mary C. Dondero Elementary School



Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 52
2 54
3 49
4 46
5 47
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mary C. Dondero Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, NH in the Portsmouth School District. It enrolls 298 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mary C. Dondero Elementary School is the 135th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 41,745th largest nationally. It has 10.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 298
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29

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Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 155
(52%)
768
(49%)
 Male 143
(48%)
796
(51%)

Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 226
(76%)
1,236
(79%)
 Asian 37
(12%)
107
(7%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
78
(5%)
 Two or More 14
(5%)
124
(8%)
 Black 4
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 227
(76%)
1,265
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(21%)
246
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
53
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Mary C. Dondero Elementary School is ranked 138th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mary C. Dondero Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 30.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 339
2007 324
2008 312
2009 309
2010 307
2011 309
2012 300
2013 302
2014 303
2015 298

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10
2006 10.9
2007 9.4
2008 9.2
2009 9.3
2010 10.3
2011 10.3
2012 10.4
2013 11.1
2014 10.1
2015 10.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17919075144509
2006 0.20353982300885
2007 0.1820987654321
2008 0.23717948717949
2009 0.28155339805825
2010 0.25081433224756
2011 0.25242718446602
2012 0.26666666666667
2013 0.3046357615894
2014 0.25742574257426
2015 0.23825503355705

Compare Mary C. Dondero Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.8%
 
State Average 30.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Mary C. Dondero Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 298 10.3:1  
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Public KG - 05 252 9.4:1 3 miles
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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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