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Rockingham County School: Mary C. Dondero Elementary School (22545) NCES School ID: 00373
District: Portsmouth (449) NCES District ID: 3305820
SAU: Portsmouth SAU Office (52) School Web Site:
Superintendent: Zachary McLaughlin SAU Telephone: 603-431-5080
Admin Principal: Katherine Callahan School Telephone: 603-436-2231
Address: 32 Van Buren Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801-5898 School Fax: 603-427-2329
School Open Date: School Close Date:
School Type: Public School Grades Offered: K 1-5
Federal Accountability Status: None Assigned  NH Adequacy Status Met: N/A 
School Report Card 2016-17
 October 1 EnrollmentAverage Class Size
Grade 14916212,378161617
Grade 24516312,885151618
Grade 34917013,309161719
Grade 44916613,612161719
Grade 54615013,718151720
Grade 6017213,7220020
Grade 7018814,1020021
Grade 8016114,0750021
Grade 9027415,139   
Grade 10029214,292   
Grade 11026613,785   
Grade 12025513,338   
Total Enrollment3012,598179,737   
School Safety
School Safety Incidences051,073
Total Number of Incidents0356,825
No. of Incidents/1,000 students01338

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Attendance/Four-Year Graduation Rate
PreSchool Attendance Rate92.889.8
Elem/Middle Attendance Rate (Target: 90%)95.895.695.1
High School Four-Year Graduation Rate (Target: 90%)089

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Teacher Quality

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School Staff
Instructional Support17816,980
Admin Support1161,247
All Other Support7513,241

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State and Federal Accountability

Student Achievement Trends
N is the number of students participating.
% is the percent of students scoring proficient or above.
Click on a grade to show the achievement trend for that grade.
Note: Grade 11 results are from the new SAT assessment tests and not comparable to 2014-2015
Achievement Trend
GradeContent Area2015-20162016-2017
3Reading 42764770
Mathematics 42834762
4Reading 43604374
Mathematics 45514388
5Reading 39724372
Mathematics 39794267
NECAP and NH Alternative Assessment Science Results 2016-17
Student Assessment
* indicates total number of test takers is 10 or less.
Blank indicates no science assessment test administered.
Achievement Level (%)Science
Substantially Below Proficient (%) 0 13 18
Partially Proficient (%) 44 37 46
Proficient (%) 53 48 35
Proficient with Distinction (%) 2 2 2
Longitudinal Reports and Subgroup Reporting
Percent of students at each achievement level Math Reading Science  

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Student Achievement Data-Percent of NH Students At or Above Each Achievement Level (Based on the Winter 2015 NAEP Assessment)
NAEP achievement levels are indicated as follows: B+ for Basic or above, P+ for Proficient or above, and A for Advanced
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