18801 Barnesville Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Monocacy Elementary School serves 146 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Monocacy Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Monocacy Elementary School's student population of 146 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Monocacy Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Monocacy Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#256 out of 1354 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
5%
34%
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White
73%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 146 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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