Baltimore Highlands Elementary School

4200 Annapolis Rd
Halethorpe, MD 21227
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Baltimore Highlands Elementary School serves 733 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Baltimore Highlands 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (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 15% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Baltimore Highlands Elementary School's student population of 733 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students733 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Baltimore Highlands Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Baltimore Highlands 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 Baltimore Highlands Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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
#1232 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
15%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
39%
17%
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Black
24%
34%
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White
24%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.730.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baltimore Highlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Baltimore Highlands Elementary School is Lansdowne High & Academy Of Finance (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lansdowne Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverview Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Halethorpe Lansdowne High & Academy Of Finance Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,342 student
    0.6 miles
    3800 Hollins Ferry Rd
    Halethorpe, MD 21227
    (410) 887-1415
    0.6 9-12 1,342
  • Halethorpe Riverview Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 574 students
    0.7 miles
    3298 Kessler Rd
    Halethorpe, MD 21227
    (410) 887-1428
    0.7 PK-5 574
  • Halethorpe Lansdowne Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 762 students
    1.1 miles
    2400 Lansdowne Rd
    Halethorpe, MD 21227
    (410) 887-1411
    1.1 6-8 762
  • Brooklyn Arundel Elementary Middle School Math: 2% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 343 students
    1.2 miles
    2400 Round Rd
    Brooklyn, MD 21225
    (410) 396-1379
    1.2 PK-8 343
  • Brooklyn Cherry Hill Elementary Middle School Math: 3% | Reading: 3%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 457 students
    1.2 miles
    834 Roundview Road
    Brooklyn, MD 21225
    (410) 396-1392
    1.2 PK-8 457

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