Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School

  • Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School serves 606 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (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 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School's student population of 606 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students606 students
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#611 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Asian
4%
6%
Hispanic
4%
16%
Black
9%
34%
White
77%
38%
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.400.41
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Mary's County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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