Cora L. Rice Elementary School

950 Nalley Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Cora L. Rice Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cora L. Rice Elementary School's student population of 536 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
536 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Cora L. Rice Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cora L. Rice Elementary School is 0.15, 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.
This School
State Level (MD)
#1251 out of 1347 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Cora L. Rice Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
4%
25%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cora L. Rice 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 2021-22 school year data.
19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cora L. Rice 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 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Cora L. Rice Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
92%
33%
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White
1%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cora L. Rice Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Maryland.
0.15
This chart display the diversity score of Cora L. Rice Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cora L. Rice Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cora L. Rice Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cora L. Rice Elementary School's ranking?
Cora L. Rice Elementary School is ranked #1251 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Cora L. Rice Elementary School often compared to?
Cora L. Rice Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Columbia Park Elementary School, Dodge Park Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
4% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
How many students attend Cora L. Rice Elementary School?
536 students attend Cora L. Rice Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Cora L. Rice Elementary School students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cora L. Rice Elementary School?
Cora L. Rice Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cora L. Rice Elementary School offer ?
Cora L. Rice Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cora L. Rice Elementary School part of?
Cora L. Rice Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

2   10/5/2010
The teachers are more concerned with gossip than the students. The school needs a better Principle.
- Posted by Parent - ebony

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 536 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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