Greencastle Elementary School

  • Greencastle Elementary School serves 711 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 31% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Greencastle 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Greencastle Elementary School's student population of 711 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students711 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Greencastle Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Greencastle 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 Greencastle Elementary School is 0.52, 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 Testing Rank#871 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
28%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Greencastle 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) (16-17)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Greencastle 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
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
17%
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Black
66%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Greencastle Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Greencastle Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.520.72
This chart display the diversity score of Greencastle 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
47%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Greencastle 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
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Greencastle 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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G ES is great school. the students and teachers fabulous but the staff needs to watch the student while they line outside because they may hurt each other . The Assist principal is hard worker over all I like the school.
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