Diamond Elementary School

  • Diamond Elementary School serves 738 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Diamond Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

Diamond Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Diamond Elementary School's student population of 738 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students738 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Diamond Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Diamond Elementary School is 0.69, 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#101 out of 1359 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
69%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
71%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
49%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Diamond Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
23%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Diamond Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.690.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Diamond Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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