23275 Lola Wheatley Rd
Deal Island, MD 21821
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Deal Island School serves 121 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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Deal Island School's student population of 121 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Deal Island School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Deal Island School is 0.34, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#687 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
8%
34%
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White
81%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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