Samuel Chase Elementary School

5700 Fisher Rd
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Samuel Chase Elementary School serves 272 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Samuel Chase 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Samuel Chase Elementary School's student population of 272 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Samuel Chase Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Samuel Chase Elementary School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1197 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
30%
21%
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Black
67%
33%
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White
n/a
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Samuel Chase Elementary School's ranking?
Samuel Chase Elementary School is ranked #1197 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Samuel Chase Elementary School often compared to?
Samuel Chase Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Apple Grove Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Samuel Chase Elementary School?
272 students attend Samuel Chase Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Samuel Chase Elementary School students are Black, 30% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Samuel Chase Elementary School?
Samuel Chase Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Samuel Chase Elementary School offer ?
Samuel Chase Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Samuel Chase Elementary School part of?
Samuel Chase Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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