Buckingham Elementary School

  • Buckingham Elementary School serves 541 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Buckingham Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Buckingham Elementary School's student population of 541 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Buckingham Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Buckingham Elementary School is 0.66, 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#364 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)50-54%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)50-54%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
27%
34%
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White
50%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buckingham Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.660.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buckingham 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 NameWorcester County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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