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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Hickory Elementary School operates within the Harford County School District.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students677 students
Hickory Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Hickory Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Hickory Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHickory Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Hickory Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Hickory Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
5%
6%
Hickory Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
3%
15%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1990-2016)
Black
5%
34%
Hickory Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
82%
39%
Hickory Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Hickory Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHickory Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.320.40
Hickory Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
40%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
Hickory Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Hickory Elementary School is Harford County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Harford County School District's student population of 37,448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,761 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,426 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameHarford County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    54
    28
    Number of Students Managed37,44817,941
    Harford County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    44%
    District Total Revenue$597 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$584 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,761$16,454
    District Spending / Student$15,426$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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