William Paca/old Post Road Elementary School

  • William Paca/old Post Road Elementary School serves 844 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • William Paca/old Post Road Elementary School's student population of 844 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students844 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Paca/old Post Road Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Paca/old Post Road Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1049 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
46%
34%
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White
28%
38%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarford County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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