Shady Side Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (410)222-1621
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Shady Side Elementary School operates within the Anne Arundel County School District.

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
Shady Side Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Shady Side Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Shady Side Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeShady Side Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Shady Side Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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 0.71. 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Shady Side Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
6%
Shady Side Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
2%
15%
Shady Side Elementary School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
10%
34%
Shady Side Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
81%
39%
Shady Side Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Shady Side Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsShady Side Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.71
Shady Side Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
Shady Side Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Shady Side Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Shady Side Elementary School is Anne Arundel County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Anne Arundel County School District's student population of 79,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,681 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,073 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    121
    28
    Number of Students Managed79,99917,941
    Anne Arundel County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    44%
    District Total Revenue$1,064 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$1,095 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,681$16,454
    District Spending / Student$14,073$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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    5  4/4/2011
    Amazing and wonderful! my child goes there and she loves it!
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