Yellow Springs Elementary School

  • Yellow Springs Elementary School serves 453 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Yellow Springs Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Yellow Springs Elementary School's student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yellow Springs 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Yellow Springs Elementary School is 0.59, 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 School Rank (16-17)#241 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
60%
37%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Yellow Springs Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.590.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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