Overlook Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Overlook Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 349 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Overlook Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:
Overlook Elementary School's student population of 349 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Overlook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Overlook Elementary School is 0.28, which is less 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
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#952 out of 1343 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Overlook Elementary School's ranking?
Overlook Elementary School is ranked #952 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Overlook Elementary School?
349 students attend Overlook Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Overlook Elementary School students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Overlook Elementary School?
Overlook Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Overlook Elementary School offer ?
Overlook Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Overlook Elementary School part of?
Overlook Elementary School is part of Prince George's County Public Schools School District.
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