Govans Elementary School

  • Govans Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • 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.
  • Govans 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

School Overview

  • Govans Elementary School's student population of 436 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students436 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Govans Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Govans Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Govans 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Govans Elementary School is 0.08, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1212 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Govans Elementary School, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Govans 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)10-14%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Govans 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 Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Govans Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Govans Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Govans Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
96%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Govans Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Govans 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
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Govans Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Govans Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.080.72
This chart display the diversity score of Govans 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
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Govans 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Govans Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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

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