21401 Laytonsville Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20882
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Laytonsville Elementary School serves 377 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Laytonsville Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Laytonsville Elementary School's student population of 377 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Laytonsville Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Laytonsville Elementary School is 0.71, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#435 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
19%
34%
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White
46%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 20%)

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