Piney Branch Elementary School
Piney Branch Elementary School serves 626 students in grades 3-5.
Piney Branch 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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
- Grades: 3-5
- Enrollment: 626 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 60%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 53% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 53% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Piney Branch Elementary School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Piney Branch Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Piney Branch Elementary School is 0.71, 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
#400 out of 1354 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
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