Galena Elementary School

114 S Main Street
Galena, MD 21635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Galena Elementary School serves 351 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Galena Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Galena Elementary School's student population of 351 students has grown by 105% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 136% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Galena Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Galena Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#531 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
45-49%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
17%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
65%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.540.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKent County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Galena Elementary School is Mot Charter School (9.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cecilton Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cecilton Cecilton Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
    4.6 miles
    251 W Main St
    Cecilton, MD 21913
    (410) 275-1000
    4.6 PK-5 301
  • Middletown Mot Charter School Charter School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-11 | 1,173 student
    9.4 miles
    1156 Levels Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302) 376-5125
    9.4 K-11 1,173
  • Sudlersville Sudlersville Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 495 students
    10.4 miles
    600 Charles Street
    Sudlersville, MD 21668
    (410) 438-3151
    10.4 5-8 495
  • Sudlersville Sudlersville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 305 students
    10.7 miles
    300 S Church Street
    Sudlersville, MD 21668
    (410) 438-3164
    10.7 PK-4 305
  • Middletown Appoquinimink High School Math: 41% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,652 student
    10.9 miles
    1080 Bunker Hill Road
    Middletown, DE 19709
    (302) 449-3840
    10.9 9-12 1,652

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