1300 Sulphur Spring Rd
Halethorpe, MD 21227
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Arbutus Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Arbutus Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Arbutus Elementary School's student population of 398 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Arbutus Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Arbutus Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#611 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
25%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
4%
34%
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White
59%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 50%)

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