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Mary C. Dondero Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
32 Van Buren Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone
(603) 436-2231
District
PORTSMOUTH SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
319
Classroom Teachers
31

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Hampshire

10

(10 is best)

Better than 97.9% of NH schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Mary C. Dondero Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
69%
54%
74%
51%
64%
57%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

100 80 60 40 20 0
84%
53%
84%
55%
84%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

100 80 60 40 20 0
84%
50%
84%
57%
84%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
10
11
11
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 48 15.0%
Grade 1 61 19.1%
Grade 2 56 17.6%
Grade 3 45 14.1%
Grade 4 59 18.5%
Grade 5 50 15.7%
Total 319 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 75.9% 86.5% 87.2%
Black 1.7% 1.3% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.5% 5.0% 6.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 15.0% 7.1% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.5% 10.8% 21.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.2% 9.4% 18.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 1.4% 3.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,418 1,377,529
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,373.2 153
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.6% 4.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.3% 17.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 37.3% 30.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.5% 29.6%
65 OR OLDER 19.4% 18.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,097 539,116
Single Parent Households With Children 6.1% 7.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.4% 93.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 61.4% 37.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.3% 18.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.0% 18.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.2% 14.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.3% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.5% 10.3%
$15,000 or less 8.2% 6.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,131 $32,401,901 61.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,186 $5,838,806 11.1%
Staff $312 $833,352 1.6%
General Administration $621 $1,658,691 3.2%
School Administration $976 $2,606,896 5.0%
Operation $1,644 $4,391,124 8.3%
Transportation $476 $1,271,396 2.4%
Other $662 $1,768,202 3.4%
Total Support $6,877 $18,368,467 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $686 $1,832,306 3.5%
Total Expenditures $19,694 $52,602,674 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,005 $1,859,429,443 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,426 $240,939,320 7.1%
Staff $571 $96,478,839 2.8%
General Administration $638 $107,756,983 3.2%
School Administration $1,014 $171,397,955 5.0%
Operation $1,461 $246,897,029 7.2%
Transportation $818 $138,171,005 4.0%
Other $245 $41,349,696 1.2%
Total Support $6,173 $1,043,009,730 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,036 $512,992,644 15.0%
Total Expenditures $20,215 $3,415,430,130 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%