Showell Elementary School serves 649 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Showell Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 649 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 18%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 26% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Showell Elementary School's student population of 649 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Showell Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Showell Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#457 out of 1343 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Showell Elementary School's ranking?
Showell Elementary School is ranked #457 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Showell Elementary School?
649 students attend Showell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Showell Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Showell Elementary School?
Showell Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Showell Elementary School offer ?
Showell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Showell Elementary School part of?
Showell Elementary School is part of Worcester County Public Schools School District.
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