Arnold Elementary School

  • Arnold Elementary School serves 427 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Arnold Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Arnold Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Arnold Elementary School's student population of 427 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arnold Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Arnold Elementary School is 0.29, 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#146 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
60-64%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
65-69%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
84%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.290.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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