Urbana Elementary School

  • Urbana Elementary School serves 700 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Urbana Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Urbana Elementary School's student population of 700 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students700 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Urbana Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Urbana Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
19%
6%
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Hispanic
9%
15%
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Black
6%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Urbana Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
61%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Urbana Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.580.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Urbana 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 NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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