Germantown Elementary School

  • Germantown Elementary School serves 318 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Germantown 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Germantown Elementary School's student population of 318 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Germantown Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Germantown Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank
27%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
18%
6%
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Hispanic
25%
15%
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Black
33%
34%
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White
20%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Germantown Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.760.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Germantown 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 NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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