200 N Lakewood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
William Paca Elementary School serves 499 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
William Paca 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

William Paca Elementary School's student population of 499 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
499 students
This chart display total students of William Paca Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of William Paca Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of William Paca Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of William Paca Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

William Paca Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 William Paca Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1296 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of William Paca Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William Paca 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William Paca 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of William Paca Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in William Paca Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
34%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in William Paca Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
63%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in William Paca Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in William Paca Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William Paca Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.49
This chart display the diversity score of William Paca Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William Paca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William Paca Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review William Paca Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
In a district where progressive discipline policies are already the norm, Denver Public Schools seek to limit student exposure to the criminal justice system, rather than criminalize student behavior.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 499 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

Quick Links