Point Pleasant Elementary School

  • Point Pleasant Elementary School serves 572 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is equal to the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Point Pleasant Elementary School's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students572 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Point Pleasant Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Point Pleasant Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Point Pleasant Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#947 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
63%
38%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Point Pleasant Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.560.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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