Carl Sandburg Center

  • Carl Sandburg Center serves 89 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Carl Sandburg Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

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School Overview

  • Carl Sandburg Center's student population of 89 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carl Sandburg Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carl Sandburg Center is 0.72, which is equal to 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 School Rank (16-17)#1178 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
38%
17%
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Black
32%
34%
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White
19%
37%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carl Sandburg Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.720.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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