Fountaindale Elementary School

901 Northern Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21742
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Fountaindale Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fountaindale Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fountaindale Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Fountaindale Elementary School's student population of 363 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Fountaindale Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Fountaindale Elementary School is 0.67, 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
#302 out of 1343 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
52%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
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 Fountaindale Elementary School's ranking?
Fountaindale Elementary School is ranked #302 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Fountaindale Elementary School?
363 students attend Fountaindale Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Fountaindale Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fountaindale Elementary School?
Fountaindale Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Fountaindale Elementary School offer ?
Fountaindale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fountaindale Elementary School part of?
Fountaindale Elementary School is part of Washington County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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