12828 Center Dr
Ocean City, MD 21842
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ocean City Elementary School serves 580 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Ocean City Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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 78% (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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Ocean City Elementary School's student population of 580 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Ocean City Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ocean City Elementary School is 0.39, 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
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#63 out of 1354 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
2%
34%
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White
77%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 580 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Btm 50%)

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