Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary School

4.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
1 George And Marion Phelps Lan
Annapolis, MD 21401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary School's student population of 654 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1110 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
58%
16%
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Black
38%
34%
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White
3%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.520.72
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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 NameAnne Arundel County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I am an alumni and now a grandparent of a student attending. I love Mills Parole and Mrs. Sue Myers. She is 100 supportive of the students both in the school and outside of the school and the teachers are very caring. My granddaughter is extremely advanced and they take the time to give her extra work so she doesn't get bored. I love that anytime my daughter has a question she can text/email the teacher and get immediate results.
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5  
I LOVE THIS SCHOOL I GO TO THIS SCHOOL IM YESLI MENJIVAR I FEEL SAFE AT THIS SCHOOL ITS LIKE IF IT WAS MY HOME MRS.ADAMS AND MRS.HENDERSON ARE THE BEST WHEN EVER U NEED SOME ONE THEY WILL BE THERE FOR U CAUSE WE ARE KIDS AT HOPE I LOVE MILLS PAROLE ITS THE BEST PLACE TO BE
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2  
I would not go! My child disliked it very strongly and the uniforms are a negative and i found the teachers to be very un professinal
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