11711 Joseph Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Viers Mill Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Viers Mill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is equal to the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Viers Mill Elementary School's student population of 503 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Viers Mill 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 Viers Mill Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#704 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
70%
20%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
9%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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