George Washington Elementary School

800 Scott St
Baltimore, MD 21230
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
George Washington Elementary School serves 259 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
George Washington 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

George Washington Elementary School's student population of 259 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students259 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

George Washington 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 George Washington Elementary School is 0.31, 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
#1212 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10-14%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
83%
34%
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White
6%
37%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.310.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George Washington Elementary School is Excel Academy @ Francis M. Wood High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Mchenry Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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