401 Hawkesbury Ln
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Westover Elementary School serves 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Westover Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Westover Elementary School's student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Westover Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Westover Elementary School is 0.77, which is more 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
#405 out of 1354 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
26%
17%
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Black
34%
34%
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White
18%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.77
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
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: 278 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77 (Top 5%)

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