Pleasant Valley Elementary School

1707 Rohrersville Rd
Knoxville, MD 21758
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 218 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Pleasant Valley Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 50% in MD
  • : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Pleasant Valley Elementary School's student population of 218 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pleasant Valley Elementary School is 0.22, 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.
This School
State Level (MD)
#649 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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15-19%
20%
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20-24%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pleasant Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
88%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
This chart display the diversity score of Pleasant Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pleasant Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pleasant Valley Elementary School's ranking?
Pleasant Valley Elementary School is ranked #649 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Pleasant Valley Elementary School?
218 students attend Pleasant Valley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Pleasant Valley Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pleasant Valley Elementary School?
Pleasant Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pleasant Valley Elementary School offer ?
Pleasant Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pleasant Valley Elementary School part of?
Pleasant Valley Elementary School is part of Washington County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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