Caroline County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 4,148 students in Caroline County School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Maryland.
Public Elementary Schools in Caroline County School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Maryland public elementary school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 44% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Caroline County School District are Ridgely Elementary School, Preston Elementary School and Denton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Maryland public elementary school average of 64% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Caroline County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MD)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,158 Schools
# Students
4,148 Students
637,565 Students
# Teachers
296 Teachers
43,010 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Caroline County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MD)
Overall District Rank
#15 out of 25 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Caroline County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Caroline County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Caroline County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Caroline County   School District and public school graduation rate of MD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.72
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,758 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
53 Students
41,549 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# Hispanic Students
601 Students
113,712 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
18%
# Black Students
574 Students
216,338 Students
% Black Students
14%
34%
# White Students
2,569 Students
232,646 Students
% White Students
62%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
990 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
346 Students
30,466 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
315
28,909
# Students in K Grade:
405
63,610
# Students in 1st Grade:
424
66,118
# Students in 2nd Grade:
409
66,910
# Students in 3rd Grade:
408
68,548
# Students in 4th Grade:
461
70,339
# Students in 5th Grade:
448
69,527
# Students in 6th Grade:
452
67,016
# Students in 7th Grade:
417
65,137
# Students in 8th Grade:
409
64,689
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
1,995
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,795
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,498
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,474
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,956 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,941. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,745 is less than the state median of $16,121. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MD)
Total Revenue
$87 MM
$254 MM
This chart display total revenue of Caroline County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$85 MM
$257 MM
This chart display total spending of Caroline County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,956
$15,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Caroline County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,745
$16,121
This chart display average spending per public school student in Caroline County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Caroline County School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ridgely Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
118 N Central Ave
Ridgely, MD 21660
(410) 634-2105
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #22.
Preston Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
225 Main St
Preston, MD 21655
(410) 673-2552
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #33.
Denton Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
303 Sharp Rd
Denton, MD 21629
(410) 479-1660
Grades: PK-5
| 694 students
Rank: #44.
Greensboro Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
625 N Main St
Greensboro, MD 21639
(410) 482-6251
Grades: PK-5
| 814 students
Rank: #55.
Lockerman Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
410 Lockerman St
Denton, MD 21629
(410) 479-2760
Grades: 6-8
| 876 students
Rank: #66.
Colonel Richardson Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25390 Richardson Rd
Federalsburg, MD 21632
(410) 754-5263
Grades: 6-8
| 402 students
Rank: #77.
Federalsburg Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
302 S University Ave
Federalsburg, MD 21632
(410) 754-5344
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in MD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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