Curtis Bay Elementary School

  • Curtis Bay Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (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 4% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Curtis Bay 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 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Curtis Bay Elementary School's student population of 559 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Curtis Bay 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 Curtis Bay Elementary School is 0.65, 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#1346 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
5%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
4%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
45%
34%
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White
36%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Curtis Bay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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I have an autistic 5th grader currently enrolled in this school. When we moved here three years ago, I originally had misgivings about enrolling him here--his last school (Maree Farring, #203) had recommended institutionalizing him, and I expected the same from CBEMS. Three years after starting there, he is now doing 5th grade level math and reading at 75% accuracy, and his teachers have strenuously objected to the suggestion of institutionalization. Although I no longer work in the area, I have elected to deal with a 2 hour commute to work rather than relocate and remove my son from this school.
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