Francis Scott Key Elementary School

2301 Scott Key Dr
District Heights, MD 20747
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Bottom 50%
Serving 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Francis Scott Key Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 3% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Francis Scott Key Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Francis Scott Key Elementary School's student population of 406 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Francis Scott Key Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Francis Scott Key Elementary School is 0.38, 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)
#1305 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
20%
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3%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
22%
21%
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Black
76%
33%
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White
2%
34%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Francis Scott Key Elementary School's ranking?
Francis Scott Key Elementary School is ranked #1305 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Francis Scott Key Elementary School often compared to?
Francis Scott Key Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like District Heights Elementary School, Capitol Heights Elementary School, Doswell E. Brooks Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 3% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Francis Scott Key Elementary School?
406 students attend Francis Scott Key Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Francis Scott Key Elementary School students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Francis Scott Key Elementary School?
Francis Scott Key Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Francis Scott Key Elementary School offer ?
Francis Scott Key Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Francis Scott Key Elementary School part of?
Francis Scott Key Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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