Watkins Mill Elementary School

19001 Watkins Mill Rd
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 795 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Watkins Mill Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 795 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Watkins Mill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Watkins Mill Elementary School's student population of 795 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
795 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Watkins Mill Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Watkins Mill Elementary School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
#911 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
20%
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13%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
67%
21%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
3%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Watkins Mill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Watkins Mill Elementary School's ranking?
Watkins Mill Elementary School is ranked #911 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Watkins Mill Elementary School often compared to?
Watkins Mill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Stedwick Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 13% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Watkins Mill Elementary School?
795 students attend Watkins Mill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Watkins Mill Elementary School students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Watkins Mill Elementary School?
Watkins Mill Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Watkins Mill Elementary School offer ?
Watkins Mill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Watkins Mill Elementary School part of?
Watkins Mill Elementary School is part of Montgomery County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 795 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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