Great Seneca Creek Elementary School

  • Great Seneca Creek Elementary School serves 700 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Great Seneca Creek 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% 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

  • Great Seneca Creek Elementary School's student population of 700 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students700 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Great Seneca Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Great Seneca Creek 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#852 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Great Seneca Creek 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Great Seneca Creek 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
12%
6%
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Hispanic
27%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Great Seneca Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
30%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Great Seneca Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
26%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Great Seneca Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Great Seneca Creek 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
33%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Great Seneca Creek 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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