Farmland Elementary School

  • Farmland Elementary School serves 686 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Farmland 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 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • Farmland Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Top Placements

Farmland Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Farmland Elementary School's student population of 686 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students686 students
Farmland Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Farmland Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Farmland Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeFarmland Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Farmland Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Farmland Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Farmland Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
33%
6%
Farmland Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
9%
15%
Farmland Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
5%
34%
Farmland Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
48%
39%
Farmland Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Farmland Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsFarmland Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.40
Farmland Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
40%
Farmland Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Farmland Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Farmland Elementary School is Montgomery County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Montgomery County School District's student population of 156,380 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,081 is higher than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,337 is higher than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameMontgomery County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    207
    28
    Number of Students Managed156,38017,941
    Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    44%
    District Total Revenue$2,690 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$2,579 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,081$16,454
    District Spending / Student$17,337$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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