Armistead Gardens Elementary School

  • Armistead Gardens Elementary School serves 768 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Armistead Gardens Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Armistead Gardens Elementary School's student population of 768 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Armistead Gardens Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Armistead Gardens Elementary School is 0.57, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#1092 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
23%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Armistead Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
16%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
60%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Armistead Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
9%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Armistead Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
26%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Armistead Gardens Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.570.72
This chart display the diversity score of Armistead Gardens Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Armistead Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Armistead Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Armistead Gardens Elementary School is Claremont School (0.1 miles away)
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