225 Main St
Preston, MD 21655
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Preston Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Preston 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Preston Elementary School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Preston Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Preston Elementary School is 0.42, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#547 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
75%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Preston 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
5%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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