Southgate Elementary School
Southgate Elementary School serves 734 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Southgate Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 734 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 66%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 36% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 37% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Southgate Elementary School's student population of 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Southgate Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Southgate Elementary School is 0.70, 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
#737 out of 1354 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
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
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