Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West

  • Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West serves 379 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West 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 20:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.

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Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West's student population of 379 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 44% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West is 0.06, 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 School Rank#1279 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)10-14%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≤5%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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6%
Hispanic
n/a
16%
Black
98%
34%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
Diversity Score0.060.72
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Graduation Rate70-79%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
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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

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