Worthington Elementary School

  • Worthington Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 60% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Worthington 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Worthington Elementary School's student population of 515 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students515 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Worthington Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Worthington 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 Worthington Elementary School is 0.64, 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#150 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Worthington Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
74%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Worthington 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
60%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Worthington 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
36%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Worthington Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Worthington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Worthington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
48%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Worthington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Worthington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Worthington Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.640.72
This chart display the diversity score of Worthington 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
2%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Worthington 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
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Worthington 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 NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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We have enjoyed all aspects of the academic, social, and extracurricular programs at Worthington. We live so close our children walk to school!
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We moved to the area for the schools. Howard County is well known for their school system. Unfortunately, they aim for the common denominator, and not any higher. They also sent our child home on the bus twice; the problem is, he is not a bus rider and was lost twice. The school accepted no responsibility. I do not recommend this school
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