Lake Arbor Elementary School

10205 Lake Arbor Way
Bowie, MD 20721
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 509 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Lake Arbor Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Arbor Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Lake Arbor Elementary School's student population of 509 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
509 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Lake Arbor Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lake Arbor Elementary School is 0.12, 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.
This School
State Level (MD)
#881 out of 1347 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Lake Arbor Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
8%
25%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Arbor 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 2021-22 school year data.
41%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Arbor 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 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Lake Arbor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Lake Arbor Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Lake Arbor Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Arbor Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
94%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Lake Arbor Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
n/a
34%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Lake Arbor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Arbor Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Maryland.
0.12
This chart displays the diversity score of Lake Arbor Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Arbor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Arbor Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lake Arbor Elementary School's ranking?
Lake Arbor Elementary School is ranked #881 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Lake Arbor Elementary School often compared to?
Lake Arbor Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kingsford Elementary School, Woodmore Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
How many students attend Lake Arbor Elementary School?
509 students attend Lake Arbor Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Lake Arbor Elementary School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Arbor Elementary School?
Lake Arbor Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lake Arbor Elementary School offer ?
Lake Arbor Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lake Arbor Elementary School part of?
Lake Arbor Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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