15600 Lower Georges Creek Rd S
Lonaconing, MD 21539
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
George's Creek Elementary School serves 244 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
George's Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

George's Creek Elementary School's student population of 244 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

George's Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of George's Creek Elementary School is 0.02, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#716 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
n/a
20%
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Black
n/a
34%
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White
99%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
10%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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