Columbia Park Elementary School

1901 Kent Village Dr
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbia Park Elementary School serves 525 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Columbia Park Elementary School's student population of 525 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
525 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Columbia Park 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 Columbia Park Elementary School is 0.56, 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
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1181 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
44%
21%
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Black
50%
33%
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White
4%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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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 Columbia Park Elementary School's ranking?
Columbia Park Elementary School is ranked #1181 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Columbia Park Elementary School?
525 students attend Columbia Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Columbia Park Elementary School students are Black, 44% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbia Park Elementary School?
Columbia Park Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Columbia Park Elementary School offer ?
Columbia Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Columbia Park Elementary School part of?
Columbia Park Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   3/30/2020
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.
- Posted by Parent - no name
5   10/5/2018
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
- Posted by Parent - Ashley
5   10/14/2017
Friendly and well mannered staff.....my kids improved academically and no discrimination
- Posted by Teacher - Mrs Balogun
2   10/8/2015
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.
- Posted by Parent - canda

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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