Parr's Ridge Elementary School

202 Watersville Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Parr's Ridge Elementary School serves 464 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Parr's Ridge Elementary School's student population of 464 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Parr's Ridge Elementary School is 0.37, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Parr's Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
34%
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White
78%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.370.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Parr's Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parr's Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarroll County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Parr's Ridge Elementary School is Linganore High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mount Airy Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Airy Mount Airy Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
    0.0 miles
    102 Watersville Road
    Mount Airy, MD 21771
    (410) 751-3554
    0 6-8 737
  • Mount Airy Mount Airy Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 436 students
    0.2 miles
    405 North Main Street
    Mount Airy, MD 21771
    (410) 751-3540
    0.2 3-5 436
  • Mount Airy Twin Ridge Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
    1.7 miles
    1106 Leafy Hollow Circle
    Mount Airy, MD 21771
    (240) 236-2300
    1.7 PK-5 506
  • Woodbine Lisbon Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
    5.2 miles
    15901 Frederick Rd
    Woodbine, MD 21797
    (410) 313-5506
    5.2 K-5 455
  • Monrovia Kemptown Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
    5.9 miles
    3456 Kemptown Church Rd
    Monrovia, MD 21770
    (240) 236-3500
    5.9 K-5 389

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