Dr. James Craik Elementary School

  • Dr. James Craik Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 57% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dr. James Craik Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dr. James Craik Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Dr. James Craik Elementary School's student population of 523 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dr. James Craik Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Dr. James Craik Elementary School is 0.60, 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#314 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
52%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dr. James Craik Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
57%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
23%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dr. James Craik Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
58%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dr. James Craik Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.600.72
This chart display the diversity score of Dr. James Craik Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dr. James Craik 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 NameCharles County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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