Highlandtown Elementary #237
Highlandtown Elementary #237 serves 757 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Highlandtown Elementary #237 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Highlandtown Elementary #237's student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Highlandtown Elementary #237 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highlandtown Elementary #237 is 0.44, 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 Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1292 out of 1354 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education
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