Friendship Valley Elementary School

  • Friendship Valley Elementary School serves 497 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Friendship Valley 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Friendship Valley Elementary School's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Friendship Valley Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Friendship Valley Elementary School is 0.34, 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#347 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
70%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
45%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
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Black
5%
34%
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White
81%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.340.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Friendship Valley 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 NameCarroll County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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