4949 Addison Rd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Robert R. Gray Elementary School serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Robert R. Gray Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Robert R. Gray Elementary School's student population of 349 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Robert R. Gray Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Robert R. Gray Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1035 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
35%
20%
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Black
60%
34%
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White
1%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

How many students attend Robert R. Gray Elementary School?

349 students attend Robert R. Gray Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of Robert R. Gray Elementary School students are Black, 35% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Robert R. Gray Elementary School?

Robert R. Gray Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Robert R. Gray Elementary School offer ?

Robert R. Gray Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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