6315 Freedom Avenue
Sykesville, MD 21784
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Piney Ridge Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Piney Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 52% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Piney Ridge Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Piney Ridge Elementary School's student population of 530 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Piney Ridge 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 Ridge Elementary School is 0.35, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#299 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
4%
34%
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White
80%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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