125 Kingston Rd
Middle River, MD 21220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hawthorne Elementary School serves 442 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hawthorne 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 ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% 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: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hawthorne Elementary School's student population of 442 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne Elementary School is 0.62, 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
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1197 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
56%
34%
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White
22%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hawthorne Elementary School's ranking?

Hawthorne Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).

How many students attend Hawthorne Elementary School?

442 students attend Hawthorne Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

56% of Hawthorne Elementary School students are Black, 22% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hawthorne Elementary School?

Hawthorne Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Hawthorne Elementary School offer ?

Hawthorne Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Hawthorne Elementary School part of?

Hawthorne Elementary School is part of Baltimore County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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