Pot Spring Elementary School

  • Pot Spring Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 45% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pot Spring Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pot Spring Elementary School's student population of 467 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pot Spring Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Pot Spring Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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#501 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
47%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
45%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
17%
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Black
28%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pot Spring Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
33%
37%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pot Spring Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.760.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pot Spring 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
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pot Spring 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 NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Parent since 2019 Great school.... vigilant administration, caring teachers, active pta and a diverse school body.
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We are very disappointed with the school, curriculum does not meet academic needs of individual child, teachers teach poorly with the exception of 1 or 2. Office is very unfriendly toward visitors, overall, never recommend.
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