Hickory Elementary School

  • Hickory Elementary School serves 677 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hickory Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hickory Elementary School's student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hickory Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hickory Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
5%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
82%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hickory Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.320.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hickory Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarford County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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