J. Frank Dent Elementary School

  • J. Frank Dent Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • J. Frank Dent Elementary School's student population of 320 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. Frank Dent Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J. Frank Dent Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1233 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
87%
34%
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White
2%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.230.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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