Harlem Park Elementary School

  • Harlem Park Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (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 3% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harlem Park 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 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Harlem Park Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students334 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Harlem Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harlem Park 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 Harlem Park Elementary School is 0.02, 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#1356 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Harlem Park Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
2%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harlem Park 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)
3%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harlem Park 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 Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Harlem Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
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7%
Hispanic
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17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Harlem Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
99%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harlem Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harlem Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harlem Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.020.72
This chart display the diversity score of Harlem Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harlem Park 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 (14-15)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harlem Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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