PROFICIENCY 23% 64% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #7 of 11 in Holyoke
  • Ranked #10 of 14 in Holyoke
  • Ranked #1636 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages

Maurice A Donahue Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Holyoke" in Holyoke, MA. There are a total of 588 students and 40 teachers at Maurice A Donahue Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 390 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Maurice A Donahue Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.0%, which is 64% lower than the Massachusetts average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch390
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Maurice A Donahue Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

7<= 10%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Maurice A Donahue Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 15.4% 17.0% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 7.2% 2.9% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 1.0% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 75.7% 77.4% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.7% 3.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

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Wm J Dean Vocational Technical High32%0.5Holyoke, MA
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Holyoke Community Charter School41%0.8Holyoke, MA
Morgan Full Service Community School11%1.3Holyoke, MA
Gen John J Stefanik62%1.4Chicopee, MA
Gateway To College At Holyoke Community College50%1.4Holyoke, MA
William R. Peck School18%1.6Holyoke, MA
Holyoke High73%1.8Holyoke, MA
Lt Clayre Sullivan Elementary38%2.0Holyoke, MA
Lambert-lavoie70%2.2Chicopee, MA
H.b. Lawrence School27%2.3Holyoke, MA

Holyoke demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,89463091
Median age34.439.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%53%55%
Speak English54%77%79%
Speak Spanish42%9%13%

Education level achieved in Holyoke

Completed 8th grade76.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school74.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%2.6%1.3%
Source: The Maurice A Donahue Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.