Cedar Lane Special Center

  • Cedar Lane Special Center serves 103 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cedar Lane Special 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Cedar Lane Special Center's student population of 103 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cedar Lane Special Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cedar Lane Special Center is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1097 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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Asian
17%
6%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
33%
34%
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White
40%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.40
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Graduation Rate<50%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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