District Heights Elementary School

2200 County Rd
District Heights, MD 20747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
District Heights Elementary School serves 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (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 11% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
District Heights 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 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

District Heights Elementary School's student population of 417 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

District Heights 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 District Heights Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#1293 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
7%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
11%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
85%
34%
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White
1%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.260.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Heights 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 NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to District Heights Elementary School is Suitland High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Samuel P. Massie Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Francis Scott Key Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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