19001 Watkins Mill Rd
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Watkins Mill Elementary School serves 696 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Watkins Mill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Watkins Mill Elementary School's student population of 696 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Watkins 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 Watkins Mill Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#894 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
54%
17%
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Black
29%
34%
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White
4%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 30%)

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