Carter G Woodson Elementary School

281a Woodson School Rd
Crisfield, MD 21817
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Carter G Woodson Elementary School serves 492 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Carter G Woodson Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Carter G Woodson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Carter G Woodson Elementary School's student population of 492 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Carter G Woodson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Carter G Woodson 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#832 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
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Black
30%
33%
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White
52%
34%
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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
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Carter G Woodson Elementary School's ranking?
Carter G Woodson Elementary School is ranked #832 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Carter G Woodson Elementary School often compared to?
Carter G Woodson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Deal Island School, Ewell School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Carter G Woodson Elementary School?
492 students attend Carter G Woodson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Carter G Woodson Elementary School students are White, 30% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Carter G Woodson Elementary School?
Carter G Woodson Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Carter G Woodson Elementary School offer ?
Carter G Woodson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Carter G Woodson Elementary School part of?
Carter G Woodson Elementary School is part of Somerset County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 492 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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