Burnt Mills Elementary School

11211 Childs St
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 596 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Burnt Mills 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 19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Top 50% in MD
  • : 19% (Top 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Burnt Mills Elementary School's student population of 596 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Burnt Mills 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 Burnt Mills Elementary School is 0.62, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
#615 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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19%
20%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burnt Mills 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 2020-21 school year data.
26%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burnt Mills 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
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
21%
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Black
55%
33%
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White
7%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Burnt Mills 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
57%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burnt Mills 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burnt Mills Elementary School's ranking?
Burnt Mills Elementary School is ranked #615 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Burnt Mills Elementary School often compared to?
Burnt Mills Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kemp Mill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Burnt Mills Elementary School?
596 students attend Burnt Mills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Burnt Mills Elementary School students are Black, 26% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are White, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burnt Mills Elementary School?
Burnt Mills Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Burnt Mills Elementary School offer ?
Burnt Mills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Burnt Mills Elementary School part of?
Burnt Mills Elementary School is part of Montgomery County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 19% (Top 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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