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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Sports
    B
Rhodora J. Donahue Academy is a highly rated, private, Catholic school located in Ave Maria, FL. It has 240 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. Tuition is $9,180 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 93% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$9,180
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1240
31 responses
Average ACT
25
7 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.5 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.5 responses
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
240
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.7 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.7 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
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Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$62,407
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,178
National
$949
Median Home Value
$316,200
National
$184,700
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Rhodora J. Donahue Academy Reviews

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I have gone to this school since kindergarten. The older I have gotten, the more I have realized the great education I get. However, the faculty and staff lack much respect for their students. I myself have experienced physical and emotional suffering throughout my years. The sports at this school are decent and this is coming from someone who loves to play any physical activity. I have made life long friends at this school that will be apart of me forever. So in some ways this school is good, but their is still many problems that Donahue must get right.
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The academics & diversity are excellent but everything else is not good- rigid, teachers yelling, lecture style, very religious, condemning, no clubs, inconsistent moods in teachers, no food plan. 1 building for K-12. Administration listens but doesn't act on complaints even if over half the parents step forward. If you are conservative & catholic, this may be a good choice. If you have any liberal views, your children will feel alienated from their classmates.
The academics are excellent and it is diverse however the teachers are inconsistent meaning some are good, some are not. Discipline varies among teachers. Can be negative focused at times. Administration will meet with you and listen but nothing will change. No lunch program at this school. Very conservative, rigid thinking.