Donegal Primary School



Donegal Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Donegal Primary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 205
1 220
2 211
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Donegal Primary School is a public elementary school located in Mount Joy, PA in the Donegal School District. It enrolls 636 students in grades 1st through 12th. Donegal Primary School is the 290th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 10,980th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 636
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,980th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 290th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,325th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 374th out of 1,834

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Donegal Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 328
(52%)
782
(50%)
 Male 308
(48%)
774
(50%)

Donegal Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 516
(81%)
1,277
(82%)
 Hispanic 66
(10%)
138
(9%)
 Two or More 28
(4%)
51
(3%)
 Black 18
(3%)
60
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
25
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Donegal Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 394
(62%)
942
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(31%)
495
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(8%)
119
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Donegal Primary School is ranked 571st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Donegal Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

Donegal Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 645
2006 692
2007 684
2008 594
2009 629
2010 656
2011 687
2012 636

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.5
2007 18.7
2008 16.8
2009 17.9
2010 16.6
2011 16.5
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27751937984496
2006 0.3106936416185
2007 0.33333333333333
2008 0.35858585858586
2009 0.40540540540541
2010 0.3765243902439
2011 0.37991266375546
2012 0.38050314465409

Compare Donegal Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Donegal Primary School
Mount Joy, PA
Public KG - 02 636 16.4:1  
Lancaster Mennonite Kraybill Campus
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Private PK - 08 322 12:1 2 miles
The Janus School
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Private 01 - 12 68 4:1 2 miles
Rheems Elementary School
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Public KG - 03 284 14.8:1 4 miles
Susquehanna Waldorf School
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Private KG - 08 103 8:1 4 miles
Little People Daycare
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Private PK - KG 53 13:1 4 miles
Farmdale Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 512 15.8:1 4 miles
Donegal Intermediate School
Marietta, PA
Public 03 - 06 920 17.1:1 4 miles
Park Elementary School
Columbia, PA
Public KG - 06 462 13.8:1 5 miles
Our Lady of the Angels School
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Private PK - 08 176 13:1 5 miles
Landisville Pri Center
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Public KG - 03 526 16.4:1 5 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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