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Helen R Donaghue School (leave a review)
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+1 (978) 346-8921

24 Union Street Ext.

Merrimac, Massachusetts


About Helen R Donaghue School
3rd Grade - 6th Grade

Helen R Donaghue School is one of 6 schools found in the Pentucket district of Massachusetts.

Helen R Donaghue School is a regular school, specialising in 3rd Grade to 6th Grade. Compared to other schools in Massachusetts, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 281 students.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $76,687, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of $71,958.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Helen R Donaghue School 281$16,88912$76,6870.16
Dr Frederick N Sweetsir (0.98 miles) 178$21,08413$86,9250.20
Whittier Regional Vocational (1.56 miles) 1338$18,31312$83,1480.38
Dr John C Page School (2.56 miles) 352$17,62613$85,6420.11
Pentucket Regional Sr High (3.17 miles) 707$16,32812$74,2380.09
Amesbury High (3.5 miles) 616$13,38414$59,9670.18

Helen R Donaghue School

Number of pupils281
Funding per pupil$16,889
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$76,687
Diversity index0.16

Dr Frederick N Sweetsir (0.98 miles)

Number of pupils178
Funding per pupil$21,084
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$86,925
Diversity index0.20

Whittier Regional Vocational (1.56 miles)

Number of pupils1338
Funding per pupil$18,313
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$83,148
Diversity index0.38

Dr John C Page School (2.56 miles)

Number of pupils352
Funding per pupil$17,626
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$85,642
Diversity index0.11

Pentucket Regional Sr High (3.17 miles)

Number of pupils707
Funding per pupil$16,328
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$74,238
Diversity index0.09

Amesbury High (3.5 miles)

Number of pupils616
Funding per pupil$13,384
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$59,967
Diversity index0.18
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Rankings within Massachusetts
There are 1,885 schools in Massachusetts. Rankings don't always go up to 1,885 because some schools have missing data.
1442ndlargest school
1368thhighest number of FTE teachers
631stlowest pupil-teacher ratio
523rdhighest average teaching salary
1583rdhighest diversity index
412thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

3rd Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

6th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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