550 Baltimore Street
Charlestown, MD 21914
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Charlestown Elementary School serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Charlestown Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Charlestown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Charlestown Elementary School's student population of 249 students has declined by 42% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Charlestown Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Charlestown Elementary School is 0.36, 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
#367 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
17%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
79%
37%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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