Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School

Serves grades 1 - 3

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
500 Fm 983
Ferris, TX 75125
Phone
(972) 544-2574
District
FERRIS ISD
County
ELLIS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
559
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Texas

2

(10 is best)

Better than 16.5% of TX schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 44
Proficiency in Reading 29 41
Proficiency in Math 30 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.46
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.80
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 1 173 30.9%
Grade 2 190 34.0%
Grade 3 196 35.1%
Total 559 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 24.2% 21.8% 28.9%
Black 7.9% 7.2% 12.9%
Hispanic 67.5% 70.4% 53.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.2% 4.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 84.3% 82.5% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 76.6% 72.2% 52.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 10.2% 6.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 9,974 28,304,596
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 132.6 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.8% 7.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.5% 21.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.2% 35.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.3% 23.8%
65 OR OLDER 8.3% 11.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,068 9,430,419
Single Parent Households With Children 10.7% 12.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 70.3% 82.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 11.3% 28.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.2% 12.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.5% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.9% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 25.1% 17.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 26.2% 18.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.5% 14.7%
$15,000 or less 9.7% 11.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,806 $14,497,582 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,273,470 4.5%
Staff $437 $1,091,189 3.8%
General Administration $156 $389,532 1.4%
School Administration $565 $1,410,805 4.9%
Operation $745 $1,860,265 6.5%
Transportation $246 $614,262 2.2%
Other $341 $851,477 3.0%
Total Support $3,000 $7,491,000 26.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,610 $6,517,170 22.9%
Total Expenditures $11,416 $28,505,752 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $28,918,524,308 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $442 $2,367,389,970 3.9%
Staff $436 $2,333,971,970 3.8%
General Administration $128 $686,315,674 1.1%
School Administration $527 $2,824,943,065 4.6%
Operation $710 $3,802,009,903 6.2%
Transportation $249 $1,333,957,706 2.2%
Other $416 $2,230,530,750 3.7%
Total Support $2,908 $15,579,381,241 25.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,052 $16,350,528,291 26.9%
Total Expenditures $11,357 $60,848,895,653 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%