Columbia Park Elementary School

  • Columbia Park Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 17% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Columbia Park 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Columbia Park Elementary School's student population of 531 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Columbia Park Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Columbia Park Elementary School is 0.52, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#1126 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
18%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
17%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
35%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
60%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbia Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.520.72
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbia Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  4.25 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
So far I like the school, my daughter likes her teacher, she is learning, and she likes going to school. The staff are friendly and professional. I like it so far.
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5  
I love this school my daughters first year Ms. Alexander is the best teacher My daughter had thanks! Ms Parker also Ms Ford are the best teacher my sister ever had thanks you guys so much
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5  
Friendly and well mannered staff.....my kids improved academically and no discrimination
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2  
This is the worst school ever. The teachers are horrible, they are like children themselves. They belittle and humiliate children. My child went there for two years before I even knew who the Principle were. They are not organized and their technics of teaching is ridiculous.
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