Rock Creek School

  • Rock Creek School serves 77 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Rock Creek 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Rock Creek School's student population of 77 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students77 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rock Creek School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rock Creek School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
15%
15%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
63%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rock Creek School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.560.40
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Graduation Rate<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rock Creek 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 NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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