Dynard Elementary School

23510 Bushwood Rd
Chaptico, MD 20621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Dynard Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dynard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dynard Elementary School's student population of 416 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Dynard Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dynard Elementary School is 0.36, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#578 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
21%
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Black
9%
33%
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White
79%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dynard Elementary School's ranking?
Dynard Elementary School is ranked #578 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Dynard Elementary School often compared to?
Dynard Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Benjamin Banneker Elementary School, Leonardtown Elementary School, Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Dynard Elementary School?
416 students attend Dynard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Dynard Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dynard Elementary School?
Dynard Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dynard Elementary School offer ?
Dynard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dynard Elementary School part of?
Dynard Elementary School is part of St. Mary''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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