Swansfield Elementary School

  • Swansfield Elementary School serves 634 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 35% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Swansfield 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 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Swansfield Elementary School's student population of 634 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students634 students
This chart display total students of Swansfield Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Swansfield Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Swansfield Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Swansfield Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Swansfield 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 Swansfield Elementary School is 0.65, 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#787 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Swansfield Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
33%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Swansfield 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)
35%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Swansfield 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Swansfield Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Swansfield Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
54%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Swansfield Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Swansfield Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Swansfield Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Swansfield Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.650.72
This chart display the diversity score of Swansfield 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
48%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Swansfield 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
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Swansfield 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 NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Swansfield Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
What happens when a school district stops busing students? Could segregation once again be a reality for public school districts? Wake County in North Carolina is testing the segregation waters with its decision to stop busing students in their district.
With the end of the “No Child Left Behind” program looming, it appears that almost 80% of our country’s schools will get a failing grade, according to federal standards. Could waivers help repair the broken NCLB program?
Whopping cough is making a comeback, especially amongst children, prompting health officials to encourage pertussis vaccines and boosters. However, should the pertussis vaccine be required for public school enrollment? Learn about current proposed laws and its ramifications.