19110 Liberty Mill Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Germantown Elementary School serves 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Germantown Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Germantown Elementary School's student population of 301 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Germantown Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Germantown Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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
#412 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
20%
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Black
36%
34%
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White
16%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

4   3/27/2020
As an alumnus I can say that this school is amazing, it's small enough that everyone knows everybody and is a wonderful school overall. I would definitely recommend this school to anybody.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - GT

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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