Mechanicsville Elementary School serves 280 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mechanicsville 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 280 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 17%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Mechanicsville Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:
Mechanicsville Elementary School's student population of 280 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mechanicsville Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mechanicsville Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#832 out of 1343 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mechanicsville Elementary School's ranking?
Mechanicsville Elementary School is ranked #832 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Mechanicsville Elementary School often compared to?
Mechanicsville Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Mechanicsville Elementary School?
280 students attend Mechanicsville Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Mechanicsville Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mechanicsville Elementary School?
Mechanicsville Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mechanicsville Elementary School offer ?
Mechanicsville Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mechanicsville Elementary School part of?
Mechanicsville Elementary School is part of St. Mary's County Public Schools School District.
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