Pointer Ridge Elementary School

  • Pointer Ridge Elementary School serves 361 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is lower than 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 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Pointer Ridge Elementary School's student population of 361 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pointer Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pointer Ridge Elementary School is 0.39, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#923 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
77%
34%
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White
5%
38%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.72
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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 NamePrince George's County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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