6700 Seneca Dr
Columbia, MD 21046
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Atholton Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Atholton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 61% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Atholton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Atholton Elementary School's student population of 487 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Atholton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Atholton Elementary School is 0.68, 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
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#281 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
51%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 487 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 30%)

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