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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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 grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students686 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Farmland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Farmland Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Farmland Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Farmland 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Farmland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Farmland Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
33%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Farmland Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Farmland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Farmland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
48%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Farmland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Farmland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Farmland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.650.40
This chart display the diversity score of Farmland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Farmland 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
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Farmland 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 NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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My child loved the teachers and loved the kids they were so welcoming and just amazing and then a month later it won National Blue Ribbon award and then only 420 schools get the award out of all the schools in the US including the private amazing BEST school ever
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They placed my child on the wrong bus. This isn't the first time. Its been happening very often with Farmland Elementary school.
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