John Archer School

  • John Archer School serves 127 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • John Archer 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • John Archer School's student population of 127 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Archer School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Archer School is 0.62, which is more 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)
Overall School Rank#1284 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio2:115:1
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
31%
34%
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White
53%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Archer School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.620.40
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Graduation Rate<50%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarford County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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