Great Seneca Creek Elementary School

13010 Dairymaid Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Great Seneca Creek Elementary School serves 628 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 36% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Great Seneca Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Great Seneca Creek Elementary School's student population of 628 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students628 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Great Seneca Creek Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Great Seneca Creek 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Great Seneca Creek Elementary School is 0.76, 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 Testing Rank
#771 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
34%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
36%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
17%
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Black
33%
34%
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White
22%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.760.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Great Seneca Creek Elementary School is Northwest High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kingsview Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clopper Mill Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Germantown Clopper Mill Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 541 students
    0.3 miles
    18501 Cinnamon Dr
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (240) 740-2180
    0.3 PK-5 541
  • Germantown Northwest High School Math: 83% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,508 students
    0.6 miles
    13501 Richter Farm Rd
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (301) 601-4660
    0.6 9-12 2,508
  • Germantown Germantown Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 321 students
    1.1 miles
    19110 Liberty Mill Rd
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (301) 353-8050
    1.1 PK-5 321
  • Germantown S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 582 students
    1.1 miles
    12500 Wisteria Dr
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (301) 353-0910
    1.1 PK-5 582
  • Germantown Kingsview Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,029 student
    1.2 miles
    18909 Kingsview Rd
    Germantown, MD 20874
    (301) 601-4611
    1.2 6-8 1,029

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