1200 Swingingdale Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20905
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School 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 Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School is 0.72, which is equal to 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 Data
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#245 out of 1354 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
24%
17%
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Black
43%
34%
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White
13%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  1.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
This school was amazing it deserves only the smartest kids.
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sometimes they're pretty mean to my child like sometimes the teachers only listen to only one child then they go to blame the chlid that was involved as well when they dont even ask the child what really happened. I would really recommend Stonegate Elementary School.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 501 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 10%)

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