S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School

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12500 Wisteria Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
(School attendance zone shown in map)
S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School serves 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School's student population of 582 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is 0.74, which is more 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
#887 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
30%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
38%
34%
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White
15%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.740.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
41%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School is Seneca Valley High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Roberto W. Clemente Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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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.
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