Freetown Elementary School

  • Freetown Elementary School serves 512 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Freetown 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Freetown Elementary School's student population of 512 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Freetown Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Freetown Elementary School is 0.70, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#976 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
20%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
30%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
38%
34%
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White
35%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Freetown Elementary School is Marley Glen School (0.9 miles away)
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
I am now in middle school. I went to Freetown last year and I was new at the school. The staff and students made me feel welcomed. I miss this place very much!
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5  
I went to this school and now I'm crying to leave u will absolutely LOVE this school there's no doubt about it they have so many extra activities it's amayzing and they make sure the kids are healthy and have time for them selfs there is a place for everyone to feel safe
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5  
We love this school! The teachers are extraordinary. My children have grown leaps and bounds under their guidance. The new school provides a lot of technology for the children, including SMART boards in every room. The school also receives many wonderful programs that are free.
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5  
Freetown Elementary is a wonderful school with a great staff! My girls love the extra activities and are always learning something new! The new school is quite advanced with regards to technology and very accomodating. Your kids will love this school!
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