Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School

Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School serves 469 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Overview

The student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 469 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
14%
6%
Hispanic
23%
12%
Black
45%
36%
White
13%
42%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.71 0.39
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.
38%
36%
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.
11%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 150,433 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
29
Number of Students Managed 150,433 15,634
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM $244 MM
District Spending $2,252 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,007 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,170 $14,228
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Paint Branch High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Briggs Chaney Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William Tyler Page Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Silver SpringWilliam Tyler Page Elementary School
    13400 Tamarack Rd
    Silver SpringMD 20904
    (301)989-5672
    1.1 mi | 403 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Silver SpringCloverly Elementary School
    800 Briggs Chaney Rd
    Silver SpringMD 20905
    (301)989-5770
    1.2 mi | 452 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Silver SpringFairland Elementary School
    14315 Fairdale Rd
    Silver SpringMD 20905
    (301)989-5658
    1.5 mi | 602 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Silver SpringBriggs Chaney Middle School
    1901 Rainbow Dr
    Silver SpringMD 20905
    (301)989-6000
    1.5 mi | 875 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Silver SpringStonegate Elementary School
    14811 Notley Rd
    Silver SpringMD 20905
    (301)989-5668
    1.7 mi | 468 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 19, 2015 - sometimes they're pretty mean to my child like sometimes the teachers only listen to only one child then they go to blame the chlid that was involved as well when they dont even ask the child what really happened. I would really recommend Stonegate Elementary School. - Posted by Parent

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