Lake Elkhorn Middle School

  • Lake Elkhorn Middle School serves 490 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 34% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Lake Elkhorn Middle 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 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Lake Elkhorn Middle School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Elkhorn Middle 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Elkhorn Middle School is 0.68, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
8%
6%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
51%
34%
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White
18%
39%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Elkhorn Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.680.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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