West Towson Elementary School

6916 North Charles Street
Towson, MD 21204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 376 students in grades Kindergarten-5, West Towson Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 20% in MD
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

West Towson Elementary School's student population of 376 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

West Towson Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Towson Elementary School is 0.56, 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)
#202 out of 1343 schools
(Top 20%)
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35-39%
20%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Towson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50-54%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Towson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
21%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
64%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
This chart display the diversity score of West Towson 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
5%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Towson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Towson Elementary School's ranking?
West Towson Elementary School is ranked #202 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are West Towson Elementary School often compared to?
West Towson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Riderwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend West Towson Elementary School?
376 students attend West Towson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of West Towson Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Black, 9% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Towson Elementary School?
West Towson Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Towson Elementary School offer ?
West Towson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is West Towson Elementary School part of?
West Towson Elementary School is part of Baltimore County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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