Pocomoke Elementary School

2119 Pocomoke Beltway
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 435 students in grades Prekindergarten-3, Pocomoke Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : Top 5% in MD
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pocomoke Elementary School's student population of 435 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Pocomoke Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pocomoke Elementary School is 0.64, 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)
#45 out of 1347 schools
(Top 5%)
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65-69%
25%
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75-79%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocomoke 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
21%
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Black
41%
33%
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White
43%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Pocomoke 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
66%
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 Pocomoke 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 Pocomoke Elementary School's ranking?
Pocomoke Elementary School is ranked #45 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Pocomoke Elementary School often compared to?
Pocomoke Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Snow Hill Elementary School, Showell Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
How many students attend Pocomoke Elementary School?
435 students attend Pocomoke Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Pocomoke Elementary School students are White, 41% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pocomoke Elementary School?
Pocomoke Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pocomoke Elementary School offer ?
Pocomoke Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pocomoke Elementary School part of?
Pocomoke Elementary School is part of Worcester County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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