Waugh Chapel Elementary School

  • Waugh Chapel Elementary School serves 608 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Waugh Chapel Elementary School's student population of 608 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waugh Chapel Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waugh Chapel Elementary School is 0.65, 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#279 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
8%
6%
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Hispanic
8%
16%
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Black
21%
34%
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White
54%
38%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waugh Chapel Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.650.72
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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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