Berkshire Elementary School

  • Berkshire Elementary School serves 491 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (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 26% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Berkshire 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 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Berkshire Elementary School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Berkshire 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 Berkshire Elementary School is 0.64, 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#965 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
25%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berkshire 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)
26%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Berkshire Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
13%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Berkshire Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
54%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Berkshire Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Berkshire Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.640.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Berkshire 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
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Berkshire 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

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