Deal Island School

23275 Lola Wheatley Rd
Deal Island, MD 21821
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Deal Island School serves 111 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Deal Island School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Deal Island School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Deal Island School's student population of 111 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Deal Island 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 Deal Island School is 0.46, 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
#719 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
21%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
72%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
6%
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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 Deal Island School's ranking?
Deal Island School is ranked #719 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Deal Island School often compared to?
Deal Island Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Carter G Woodson Elementary School, Ewell School, Greenwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Deal Island School?
111 students attend Deal Island School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Deal Island School students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deal Island School?
Deal Island School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Deal Island School offer ?
Deal Island School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Deal Island School part of?
Deal Island School is part of Somerset County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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