Matthew A. Henson Elementary School

  • Matthew A. Henson Elementary School serves 380 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Matthew A. Henson Elementary School's student population of 380 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matthew A. Henson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matthew A. Henson Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1261 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Matthew A. Henson 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 Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
98%
34%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Matthew A. Henson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.040.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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