Greencastle Elementary School

13611 Robey Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 697 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Greencastle Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Greencastle Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Greencastle Elementary School's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
697 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Greencastle Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Greencastle Elementary School is 0.51, 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.
This School
State Level (MD)
#735 out of 1347 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Greencastle Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20%
25%
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 2021-22 school year data.
40%
45%
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 2021-22 school year data.
6-9%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Greencastle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Greencastle Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
66%
33%
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 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Greencastle Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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 Maryland.
0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Greencastle Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 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 #735 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Greencastle Elementary School often compared to?
Greencastle Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cannon Road Elementary School, Fairland Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
How many students attend Greencastle Elementary School?
697 students attend Greencastle Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Greencastle Elementary School students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Greencastle Elementary School?
Greencastle Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, 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.

School Reviews

5   9/30/2014
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.
- Posted by Parent - Mahte

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 697 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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