Hancock Elementary School

290 W Main St
Hancock, MD 21750
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hancock Elementary School serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Hancock 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Hancock Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Hancock Elementary School's student population of 249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Hancock 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 Hancock Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#853 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20-24%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
2%
17%
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Black
1%
34%
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White
97%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
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5%
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Diversity Score
0.060.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashingtion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Hancock Elementary School is Hancock Middle Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
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