Poolesville Elementary School

  • Poolesville Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 53% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Poolesville Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Poolesville Elementary School's student population of 448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poolesville Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Poolesville Elementary School is 0.54, 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#339 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
55%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Poolesville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
53%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
6%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Poolesville Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
66%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poolesville Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.540.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Poolesville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Poolesville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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