12500 Wisteria Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School serves 565 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
S. Christa Mcauliffe 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 33% (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 42% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School's student population of 565 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

S. Christa Mcauliffe 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 S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is 0.72, 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
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#712 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
36%
20%
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Black
37%
34%
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White
12%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

4   3/24/2020
This school is the best, you should let your child go to this school. This school is the best because when I was visiting my child the staff members were so nice to my child when I wasn't even there, she had lots of friends to talk to her.
- Posted by Parent - Jessieca

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 565 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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