Holabird Elementary School

  • Holabird Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 8% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Holabird 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 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Holabird Elementary School's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holabird 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 Holabird Elementary School is 0.64, 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#1330 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
3%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Holabird 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)
8%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Holabird 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 Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Holabird Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
40%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Holabird Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
42%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Holabird Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Holabird Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holabird Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.640.72
This chart display the diversity score of Holabird Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holabird 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)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holabird 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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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Holabird Academy has now grown to 8th grade and continues to be excellent. Our faculty members are some of the best you'll find anywhere. We have the new playground and are currently building basketball courts for our middle school. Our test scores continue to demonstrate that our students are proficient or advanced. Please stop by for a visit!
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5  
Amazing school with an amazing staff. Just wait until you meet the principal. She is young but tough and nice. I feel lucky that my kids can go here. All the students know when they will graduate from college. There used to be problems but everything is great now. You should send your kids here!
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5  
Holabird Academy is a BCPSS school for college bound students in grade PreK-6. The adminstration is professional, caring, and deeply motivated. The school is in need of some improvements but the dedicated community and staff are actively pursuing new windows and there should be a new playground with in the next year. There is a Gifted and Talented program, Fine Arts Classes, Instrumental music, and 2 computer labs. Please make an appointment to visit a class or just come by to see the progress we have made.
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