531 Dale Ave
Baltimore, MD 21206
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Elmwood Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Elmwood 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Elmwood Elementary School's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Elmwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Elmwood Elementary School is 0.62, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1068 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
57%
34%
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White
21%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 50%)

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