Patuxent Elementary School

Tel: (301)952-7700
  • Patuxent Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Patuxent 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • Patuxent Elementary School operates within the Prince George's County School District.

School Overview

  • Patuxent Elementary School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students284 students
Patuxent Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Patuxent Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Patuxent Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradePatuxent Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Patuxent Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Patuxent Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Patuxent Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
6%
Patuxent Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2016)
Hispanic
8%
15%
Patuxent Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
89%
34%
Patuxent Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
2%
39%
Patuxent Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Patuxent Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPatuxent Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.71
Patuxent Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
40%
Patuxent Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
Patuxent Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Patuxent Elementary School is Prince George's County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Prince George's County School District's student population of 128,237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,460 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,734 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePrince George's County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    209
    28
    Number of Students Managed128,23717,941
    Prince George's County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    24%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    44%
    District Total Revenue$1,913 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$1,947 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,460$16,454
    District Spending / Student$15,734$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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