7301 Race Track Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Yorktown Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Yorktown Elementary School's student population of 392 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Yorktown Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Yorktown Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#502 out of 1354 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
20%
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Black
60%
34%
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White
17%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

How many students attend Yorktown Elementary School?

392 students attend Yorktown Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of Yorktown Elementary School students are Black, 17% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Yorktown Elementary School?

Yorktown Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Yorktown Elementary School offer ?

Yorktown Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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