9201 Falls Chapel Way
Potomac, MD 20854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Cold Spring Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cold Spring Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (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 87% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Cold Spring Elementary School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Cold Spring Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Cold Spring Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#6 out of 1354 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
40%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
4%
34%
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White
44%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cold Spring Elementary School's ranking?

Cold Spring Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

90% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

How many students attend Cold Spring Elementary School?

317 students attend Cold Spring Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

44% of Cold Spring Elementary School students are White, 40% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Cold Spring Elementary School?

Cold Spring Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Cold Spring Elementary School offer ?

Cold Spring Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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