23595 Hayden Farm Lane
Leonardtown, MD 20650
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School serves 602 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School's student population of 602 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School is 0.35, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#433 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
6%
34%
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White
80%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
41%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 602 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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