Buckingham Elementary School

100 Buckingham Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 488 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Buckingham Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Top 50% in MD
  • : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Buckingham Elementary School's student population of 488 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Buckingham Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Buckingham Elementary School is 0.63, 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)
#590 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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15-19%
20%
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25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buckingham Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
21%
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Black
24%
33%
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White
55%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Buckingham Elementary School and the public school average diversity score 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
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Buckingham Elementary School's ranking?
Buckingham Elementary School is ranked #590 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Buckingham Elementary School often compared to?
Buckingham Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ocean City Elementary School, Showell Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Buckingham Elementary School?
488 students attend Buckingham Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Buckingham Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Buckingham Elementary School?
Buckingham Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Buckingham Elementary School offer ?
Buckingham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Buckingham Elementary School part of?
Buckingham Elementary School is part of Worcester County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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