Seneca Elementary School

  • Seneca Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 36% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Seneca 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 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Seneca Elementary School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Seneca 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 Seneca Elementary School is 0.63, 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#781 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
33%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
36%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
35%
34%
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White
49%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Seneca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Seneca Elementary 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 NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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