Preston Elementary School

  • Preston Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to 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.
  • 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 2017-18 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 grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Preston 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#638 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-44%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Preston Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.420.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Preston 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 NameCaroline County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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