School Details

Donnelly Elementary School

327 East Roseberry Rd, Donnelly, ID 83615
(208) 325-4433
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 114 students 12 students/teacher (ID avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

86%
84%
73%
95%
96%
90%
95%
96%
89%

Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2010-2011 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Mc Call-Donnelly District average
  • Idaho state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

83%
86%
83%
94%
84%
86%
100%
92%
90%

Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2010-2011 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Mc Call-Donnelly District average
  • Idaho state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
90%
80%
94%
77%
79%
94%
92%
89%
100%
90%
72%

Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2010-2011 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Mc Call-Donnelly District average
  • Idaho state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Donnelly Elementary School is a public elementary school in Donnelly. 114 students attend Donnelly Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. 49% of the 114 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Donnelly Elementary School is 12:1. Barbara R Morgan Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Gymnastics
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% 92%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.9% 0.6%
Asian 0.9% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 49% 25%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Donnelly School is an amazing school where kids learn together. It has a great community feel as a whole. Kindergartners know 5th graders and then fourth graders help first graders. Teachers of every grade are willing to go the extra mile for each individual child's learning. Their learning and safety is their number one concern.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is amazing. Despite 60% free and reduced lunch count and a stagnant local economy DES has amazing academic success unparalleled from any other school in the state. Amazingly DES competes with all the affluent neighborhoods in the Boise district. Despite this academic success the kids are snowed out most of the year and do not have adequate means to play when the snow is covering the ground for 3/4 a school year. Thanks for the consideration.

  • (5 years ago)

    I love Donnelly Elementary because when my child and I walk through door every morning we know we just entered a small community of kindness respect and devotion to high standards of achievement. I wouldn't send my child to any other school.

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this school the attention the teachers can pay to the students of small classes my child who was in in kindg. last year came home reading doing math etc. overall fantastic school!!

  • (5 years ago)

    I think you are being a little harsh in your rating of Donnelly Elementary School. I don't know how you get your star rating because according to the standardized tests we do better than many of the larger schools in Boise and compare well against the charter schools. When the PTO hosts family/community nights the gym is packed with mothers fathers siblings grandparents and local business people. If a teacher needs classroom help there are always dozens of parents willing to volunteer. Our after school programs have 2-3 times the number of children involved as the near by school that is twice as large. The teachers all respect eachother as well as the students. We could send our children to the larger school 10 miles away that has better playground equipment but we choose Donnelly Elementary because the staff cares about each child. I really think we deserve 8 stars.

  • (5 years ago)

    I'm sorry but I think your rating system is way off. You give this school a 4. My daughter who is in first grade reads on a 3rd grade level. Her spelling list contains words like forest and bubble. I ask friends from other states what words on their spelling tests and they say words like cat and bat. The tests are useless. Great Schools needs to go to the schools. We have small classrooms lots of tutors devoted teachers and a fabulous librarian. Your rating is a slap in the face to our entire community.

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Overall score

(based on 5 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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