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Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School

Public | 7-12

 

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Posted August 10, 2003

I absolutely loved my high school experience while at McDOnogh 35...I am a graduate of the Class of 2001, and I am presently a Junior at Xavier University of Louisiana..I feel that McDonogh 35 prepared me for upcoming paths in my life, and I wouldn't have changed anything
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
43%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 64% in 2010.

184 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

184 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
63%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
36%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
47%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
7%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
14%
English II

The state average for English II was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
25%
English III

The state average for English III was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
4%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the End-Of-Course (EOC) tests to test grade high school students in English 2, English 3, biology 1, algebra 1 and geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The EOC is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

Source: LA Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 45%
Hispanic 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students ELL/ESL Coordinator
Nurse(s)
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist(s)
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Phillip J White
Fax number
  • (504) 942-0276

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Nurse(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Flag football
  • Football
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Flag football
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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New Orleans, LA 70116
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