Germantown Elementary School

  • Germantown Elementary School serves 321 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 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Germantown Elementary School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Germantown 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Germantown Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#428 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Germantown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Germantown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Germantown Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
36%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Germantown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Germantown Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.750.72
This chart display the diversity score of Germantown Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Germantown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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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.
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