Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West

1500 Harlem Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 239 students in grades 6-12, Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West's student population of 239 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MD)
#1298 out of 1347 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
25%
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≤5%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
2%
21%
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Black
95%
33%
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White
3%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West's ranking?
Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West is ranked #1298 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West often compared to?
Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Westis often viewed alongside schools like Carver Vocational-technical High School, Benjamin Franklin High School At Masonville Cove by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West?
The graduation rate of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West is 40-49%, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 86%.
How many students attend Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West?
239 students attend Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West?
Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West offer ?
Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West part of?
Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West is part of Baltimore City Public Schools School District.
In what neighborhood is Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West located?
Bluford Drew Jemison Stem West is located in the Harlem Park neighborhood of Baltimore, MD. There are 2 other public schools located in Harlem Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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