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
30%Holyoke
37%Holyoke
64%Massachusetts

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 than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students588
Teachers39.55
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

GradeProficiency
All17%
330-39%
411-19%
510-14%
620-24%
7<= 10%
86-9%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All29%
320-29%
420-29%
515-19%
620-24%
720-29%
855-59%
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

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
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%

Holyoke demographics profile

StatisticHolyokeMassachusettsNational
Population40,0796,657,291314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)1,88383991
Median age35.639.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%53%55%
Speak English56%78%79%
Speak Spanish39%8%13%

Education level achieved in Holyoke

IndexHolyokeMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade73.2%87.8%83.8%
Completed high school71.4%86.6%82.4%
Completed some college49.0%64.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%47.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.2%40.0%29.3%
Completed masters8.8%17.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.6%5.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%2.4%1.3%
Source: The Maurice A Donahue Elementary data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.