Suitland Elementary School

4650 Homer Ave
Suitland, MD 20746
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Suitland Elementary School serves 549 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Suitland 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 17% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Suitland Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Suitland Elementary School's student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students549 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Suitland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Suitland 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 Suitland Elementary School is 0.33, 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
#1220 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
8%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
17%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
80%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Suitland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
37%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Suitland Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.330.72
This chart display the diversity score of Suitland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Suitland 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 (14-15)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Suitland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Suitland Elementary School is Suitland High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Drew Freeman Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Suitland Drew Freeman Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 777 students
    0.4 miles
    2600 Brooks Dr
    Suitland, MD 20746
    (301) 817-0900
    0.4 6-8 777
  • District Heights Suitland High School Magnet School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,023 students
    0.5 miles
    5200 Silver Hill Rd
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301) 817-0500
    0.5 9-12 2,023
  • Suitland William Beanes Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    0.9 miles
    5108 Dianna Dr
    Suitland, MD 20746
    (301) 817-0533
    0.9 PK-5 470
  • District Heights Andrew Jackson Academy Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 638 students
    1.2 miles
    3500 Regency Pkwy
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301) 817-0310
    1.2 PK-8 638
  • District Heights Samuel P. Massie Academy Math: 7% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 622 students
    1.2 miles
    3301 Regency Pkwy
    District Heights, MD 20747
    (301) 669-1120
    1.2 PK-8 622

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