Charlestown Elementary School

550 Baltimore St,

Charlestown, MD, 21914-4000

Tel: (410)996-6240
Grades: PK-5

205 students

Charlestown Elementary School serves 205 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Charlestown Elementary School operates within the Cecil County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 205 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 205 students
Charlestown Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Charlestown Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Charlestown Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Charlestown Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Charlestown Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Charlestown Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
1%
37%
Charlestown Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
89%
43%
Charlestown Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Charlestown Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Charlestown Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.20 0.68
Charlestown Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
35%
Charlestown Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Charlestown Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,830 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cecil County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
29
Number of Students Managed 15,830 17,449
Cecil County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $222 MM $244 MM
Cecil County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $214 MM $238 MM
Cecil County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,696 $14,580
Cecil County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,200 $14,228
Cecil County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North East High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North East Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North East Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • North East North East High School
    300 Irishtown Rd
    North East , MD , 21901
    (410)996-6200
    2.8  mi  |  1079  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • North East North East Elementary School
    301 Thomas Ave
    North East , MD , 21901
    (410)996-6220
    2.8  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • North East North East Middle School
    200 East Cecil Ave
    North East , MD , 21901
    (410)996-6210
    2.9  mi  |  725  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Elkton Elk Neck Elementary School
    41 Racine School Rd
    Elkton , MD , 21921
    (410)996-5030
    4.2  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Perryville Perryville High School
    1696 Perryville Rd
    Perryville , MD , 21903
    (410)996-6000
    4.5  mi  |  812  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Why You Need to Research School Districts When Buying a Home
Whether you have children or not, researching school districts is a crucial step when buying a new home.