500 Schuyler Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Sligo Creek Elementary School serves 658 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sligo Creek Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sligo Creek Elementary School's student population of 658 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Sligo Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sligo Creek Elementary School is 0.65, 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
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#390 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sligo Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
26%
34%
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White
52%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Sligo Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sligo Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sligo Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   9/3/2020
I THINK THIS IS A GREAT SCHOOL!
- Posted by Parent - KIKKI
5   9/12/2012
I believe that the special education program is excellent for my autistic grandson. He has had some outstanding teachers. My granddaughter is also receiving a good program from her teachers. The athletic program is comprehensive and very enthusiastic. I recommend Sligo Creek Elementary School. We have not had either child in the French immersion classes.
- Posted by Parent - kes.r

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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