Pointers Run Elementary School

6600 South Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD 21029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pointers Run Elementary School serves 768 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Pointers Run Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pointers Run Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Pointers Run Elementary School's student population of 768 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Pointers Run Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pointers Run Elementary School is 0.64, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#46 out of 1359 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
78%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
74%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
32%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
11%
34%
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White
50%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.640.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pointers Run Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pointers Run Elementary School is River Hill High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Clarksville Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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