Thunder Hill Elementary School

  • Thunder Hill Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Thunder Hill Elementary School's student population of 558 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thunder Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thunder Hill Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#389 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thunder Hill 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)
58%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thunder Hill 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 Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
18%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
25%
34%
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White
40%
38%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thunder Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.740.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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