8950 Edmonston Rd
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dora Kennedy French Immersion serves 654 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Dora Kennedy French Immersion placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dora Kennedy French Immersion ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Dora Kennedy French Immersion's student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Dora Kennedy French Immersion is ranked within the top 20% 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 Dora Kennedy French Immersion is 0.45, 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
#203 out of 1354 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
73%
34%
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White
14%
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
0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dora Kennedy French Immersion's ranking?

Dora Kennedy French Immersion ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

How many students attend Dora Kennedy French Immersion?

654 students attend Dora Kennedy French Immersion.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

73% of Dora Kennedy French Immersion students are Black, 14% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Dora Kennedy French Immersion?

Dora Kennedy French Immersion has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Dora Kennedy French Immersion offer ?

Dora Kennedy French Immersion offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 654 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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