Wood Acres Elementary School

  • Wood Acres Elementary School serves 676 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wood Acres Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Wood Acres Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Wood Acres Elementary School's student population of 676 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students676 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wood Acres Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wood Acres Elementary School is 0.51, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#145 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
66%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
66%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
3%
34%
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White
68%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.510.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wood Acres Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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