10011 Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Wayside Elementary School serves 459 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wayside Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Wayside Elementary School's student population of 459 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Wayside Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Wayside Elementary School is 0.65, 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
#15 out of 1354 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
47%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
35%
34%
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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
0.65
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 86% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65

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