3000 Church St
Lanham, MD 20706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School serves 723 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 21% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 723 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School's student population of 723 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
723 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School 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 Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#1178 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
60%
20%
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Black
37%
34%
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White
2%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

How many students attend Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School?

723 students attend Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School?

Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School offer ?

Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

4   9/30/2019
This is my child first year attending school and you can be sure is the last time been to the school 3 times to meet with the principal and she hasn't been there on vacation, meet with my child teacher he's 5 the class was upside the kids were running everywhere teacher could not handle any of the kids how do you sit 10 to 15 5years olds down and tell them to be quiet with no adult around really Principal don't care because she's never there this is the worst school and this isn't my first child in PG System
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 723 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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