Cradlerock Elementary School

6700 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Cradlerock 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 12% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% 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: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Cradlerock Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Cradlerock Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cradlerock Elementary School is 0.69, 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)
#880 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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12%
20%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cradlerock 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 2020-21 school year data.
16%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cradlerock 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
21%
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Black
48%
33%
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White
20%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
0.69
This chart display the diversity score of Cradlerock 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
46%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cradlerock 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
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cradlerock 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 Cradlerock Elementary School's ranking?
Cradlerock Elementary School is ranked #880 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Cradlerock Elementary School often compared to?
Cradlerock Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Atholton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Cradlerock Elementary School?
457 students attend Cradlerock Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Cradlerock Elementary School students are Black, 20% of students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cradlerock Elementary School?
Cradlerock Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cradlerock Elementary School offer ?
Cradlerock Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Cradlerock Elementary School part of?
Cradlerock Elementary School is part of Howard County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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