Olney Elementary School

  • Olney Elementary School serves 686 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Olney 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Olney Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Olney Elementary School's student population of 686 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Olney Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Olney Elementary School is 0.71, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#348 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
57%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
51%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
17%
34%
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White
47%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.710.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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