Takoma Park Elementary School

7511 Holly Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Takoma Park Elementary School serves 623 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Takoma Park Elementary School's student population of 623 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students623 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Takoma Park Elementary School is 0.70, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
17%
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Black
31%
34%
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White
43%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.700.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Takoma Park Elementary School is Coolidge High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Takoma Park Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Piney Branch Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Takoma Park Piney Branch Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 660 students
    0.2 miles
    7510 Maple Ave
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    (301) 891-8000
    0.2 3-5 660
  • Silver Spring Takoma Park Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,090 student
    0.2 miles
    7611 Piney Branch Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301) 650-6444
    0.2 6-8 1,090
  • Silver Spring East Silver Spring Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    0.6 miles
    631 Silver Spring Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (240) 740-0620
    0.6 PK-5 539
  • Washington Takoma Ec Math: 13% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 473 students
    0.7 miles
    7010 Piney Branch Rd Nw
    Washington, DC 20012
    (202) 671-6050
    0.7 PK-8 473
  • Washington Shepherd Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 364 students
    1.1 miles
    7800 14th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20012
    (202) 576-6140
    1.1 PK-5 364

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