Sussex Elementary School

  • Sussex Elementary School serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 25% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sussex 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 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Sussex Elementary School's student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sussex 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 Sussex Elementary School is 0.69, 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#941 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
28%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sussex 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)
25%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
27%
34%
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White
46%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sussex Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.690.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sussex 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
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sussex 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 NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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