31 S Schroeder Street
Baltimore, MD 21223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
James Mchenry Elementary/middle serves 670 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
James Mchenry Elementary/middle 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 5% (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 8% (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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 670 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

James Mchenry Elementary/middle's student population of 670 students has grown by 94% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 80% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
670 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

James Mchenry Elementary/middle 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 James Mchenry Elementary/middle is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1317 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
5%
20%
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Black
90%
34%
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White
3%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 670 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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