Sargent Shriver Elementary School

  • Sargent Shriver Elementary School serves 796 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 28% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sargent Shriver 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 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sargent Shriver Elementary School's student population of 796 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students796 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sargent Shriver 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 Sargent Shriver Elementary School is 0.38, which is less 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#852 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
35%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
28%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
78%
17%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
3%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.380.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
5%
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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

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