Orchard Grove Elementary School

  • Orchard Grove Elementary School serves 687 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Orchard Grove 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 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Orchard Grove Elementary School's student population of 687 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students687 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Orchard Grove 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Orchard Grove Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#295 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
17%
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Black
28%
34%
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White
37%
37%
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orchard Grove Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.740.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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