Mary B. Neal Elementary School

  • Mary B. Neal Elementary School serves 714 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mary B. Neal 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

School Overview

  • Mary B. Neal Elementary School's student population of 714 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students714 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary B. Neal Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary B. Neal Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#735 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mary B. Neal 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mary B. Neal 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
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Black
75%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mary B. Neal Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mary B. Neal Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mary B. Neal Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.430.71
This chart display the diversity score of Mary B. Neal Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mary B. Neal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mary B. Neal Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharles County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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