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About This School

Mabel O Donnell Elementary School is a public elementary school in Aurora. The principal of Mabel O Donnell Elementary School is Edward Brouch. 509 students go to Mabel O Donnell Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 35% of the Mabel O Donnell Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 72% of the 509 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 67% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Mabel O Donnell Elementary School is 17:1. Nicholas A Hermes Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Swimming

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 73% 83%
Multiracial 6% %
White, non-Hispanic 5% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.6%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 80%
Limited English proficiency 35% 35%
Economically disadvantaged 72% 68%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Mabel O'Donnell Elementary is one of the best. Mr. Brouch our principal was named Educator of the Year for the 2012 school year. His dedication is reflected in the staff and students. The teachers are in tune with their students and always take time to talk to us parent. My son is in the 3rd grade there and I have yet to have an unpleasant experience there. They not only have programs in place to help those students that struggle to learn but they are actively working to enrich the experience of those students that thrive. This is a wonderful school.

  • (3 years ago)

    Great school. Great staff too. Mrs. Flaherty was my daughter's teacher and she is excelent. Her classroom had 32 students but her hard work and dedication made a difference in my daughter learning. Very pleased with all their staff.

  • (4 years ago)

    My son has spent three years at this school and loved every minute of it. Please take the time to go in and meet the staff. Mrs. Flaherty is a great teacher. (Should be recommended for the teacher of the year). What the district is lacking in funds the teachers make up for. The staff is great. The principle knows all of the students on a first name basis. It has been a great experience for us. Go Bobcats!

  • (5 years ago)

    Mrs. Flaherty in first grade is one of the most caring and creative teachers I have ever seen. She is wonderful with the students.

  • (9 years ago)

    At first we were worried about sending our son here his first year.His teacher is great.She keeps us informed about his learning abilities. If we want to schedule time to talk to her she is always free.Since coming here he is eager to learn new things.I see parents volunteering to help with field trips and class room activities.Our first year experience has been a good one. Thank You.Ms R

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