Maurice A. Donahue School

Maurice A. Donahue

210 Whiting Farms Road
Holyoke, MA 01040

Phone: (413) 534-2069/70
Fax: (413) 534-2309

Hours: 8:45 AM-3:30 PM


Marc Swygert, Principal

Grades: K-5, 8

School Hours: 8:45 AM-3:30 PM

Pre-Kindergarten Offerings: 

  • Half-day AM, 8:45 AM – 11:20 AM
  • Half-day PM, 12:55 PM – 3:30 PM

School Vision

Donahue School is committed to creating globally aware students through providing a cognitively demanding curriculum, high quality instruction, and a sense of civic and ethical responsibility in all students.

We will nurture collaborative and critical thinking while we support effective communication. The staff and students at the Donahue School are problem solvers, active community members, and work to make Holyoke a vibrant community where diversity is valued and looked upon as an asset.

School Mission

Through standards-driven, well-planned instruction, and skill-building for meaningful relationships, Donahue School educates every PK-5 student for greatness and access to the college and career of their choice.

Instructional Programs


  • Collaborative Classroom- Being a Reader, Being a Writer, and Making Meaning
  • SIPPS 


  • Eureka
  • Illustrative math
  • ST Math


  • Trails
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