Yorktown Elementary School

  • Yorktown Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Yorktown Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

School Overview

  • Yorktown Elementary School's student population of 381 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yorktown Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Yorktown Elementary School is 0.56, 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)#463 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Yorktown 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)50-54%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
63%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Yorktown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
18%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Yorktown Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Yorktown Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.560.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Yorktown 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
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Yorktown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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