6001 Carters Ln
Riverdale, MD 20737
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Templeton Elementary School serves 917 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Templeton 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 22% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 917 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Templeton Elementary School's student population of 917 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
917 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Templeton 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 Templeton Elementary School is 0.60, 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
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1053 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
22%
7%
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Hispanic
57%
20%
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Black
17%
34%
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White
4%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

How many students attend Templeton Elementary School?

917 students attend Templeton Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

57% of Templeton Elementary School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Asian, 17% of students are Black, and 4% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Templeton Elementary School?

Templeton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Templeton Elementary School offer ?

Templeton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

4   7/6/2020
Teachers are supportive and dedicated to students and communicating with families. My daughter was challenged and grew a lot. She was also encouraged to excel and go above what was expected of her. Distance learning was difficult during the last two months of school because of the pandemic, but we made sure our daughter attended every day and she passed all her classes! My daughter has life goals for her future and her goals and dreams were encouraged. I am hoping 5th grade will start with distance learning since the COVID is still an issue.
- Posted by Parent - M.R.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 917 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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