Sequoyah Elementary School

  • Sequoyah Elementary School serves 384 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sequoyah Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% 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

  • Sequoyah Elementary School's student population of 384 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sequoyah Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Sequoyah Elementary School is 0.69, 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#547 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sequoyah 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)
43%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
49%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sequoyah Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sequoyah Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
22%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sequoyah Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.690.72
This chart display the diversity score of Sequoyah Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sequoyah 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 Sequoyah 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 NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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