Westernport Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Westernport 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 256 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 7%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MD
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Westernport Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:
Westernport Elementary School's student population of 256 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Westernport Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Westernport Elementary School is 0.13, 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
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#759 out of 1343 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Westernport Elementary School's ranking?
Westernport Elementary School is ranked #759 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Westernport Elementary School?
256 students attend Westernport Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Westernport Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westernport Elementary School?
Westernport Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Westernport Elementary School offer ?
Westernport Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Westernport Elementary School part of?
Westernport Elementary School is part of Allegany County Public Schools School District.
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