Shady Side Elementary School

  • Shady Side Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Shady Side 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Shady Side Elementary School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Shady Side Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Shady Side Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Shady Side Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shady Side Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Shady Side Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
81%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shady Side Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.330.40
This chart display the diversity score of Shady Side Elementary School and the average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shady Side Elementary School and the percentage of 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 NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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