1213 Emerson Ave
Salisbury, MD 21801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
North Salisbury Elementary School serves 471 students in grades 3-5.
North Salisbury Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

North Salisbury Elementary School's student population of 471 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

North Salisbury Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 North Salisbury Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#348 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
37%
34%
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White
32%
34%
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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
0.74
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 471 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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