South Lake Elementary School

  • South Lake Elementary School serves 839 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Lake Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • South Lake Elementary School's student population of 839 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students839 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Lake Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 South Lake Elementary School is 0.52, 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#1015 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
23%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Lake 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)
23%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
64%
17%
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Black
26%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Lake Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.520.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Lake 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
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Lake 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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