Greencastle Elementary School serves 743 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 743 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 13% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 23% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Greencastle Elementary School's student population of 743 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Greencastle Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Greencastle Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#734 out of 1343 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Greencastle Elementary School's ranking?
Greencastle Elementary School is ranked #734 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Greencastle Elementary School?
743 students attend Greencastle Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Greencastle Elementary School students are Black, 20% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Greencastle Elementary School?
Greencastle Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Greencastle Elementary School offer ?
Greencastle Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Greencastle Elementary School part of?
Greencastle Elementary School is part of Montgomery County Public Schools School District.
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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