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Baltimore City Public Schools

GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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200 East North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
Baltimore City County
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PH: (443) 984-2000

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 84,212 students
  • 204 schools

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 MSA Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 56% (2014)
 65% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Math
 48% (2014)
 68% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Math was 74% in 2014.

Source: MSDE, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Reading
 68% (2014)
 73% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

Math
 53% (2014)
 76% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Math was 81% in 2014.

Source: MSDE, 2013-2014

Grade 5

Reading
 74% (2014)
 74% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

Science
 34% (2014)
 39% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 36% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 37% (2009)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

Math
 44% (2014)
 65% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2014.

Source: MSDE, 2013-2014

Grade 6

Reading
 63% (2014)
 67% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 83% in 2014.

Math
 43% (2014)
 58% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 51% (2008)
 42% (2007)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2014.

Source: MSDE, 2013-2014

Grade 7

Reading
 59% (2014)
 67% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

Math
 35% (2014)
 45% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 51% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 34% (2008)
 26% (2007)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2014.

Source: MSDE, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Reading
 55% (2014)
 62% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Science
 40% (2014)
 43% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 38% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 32% (2009)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2014.

Math
 28% (2014)
 38% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 28% (2008)
 24% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2014.

Source: MSDE, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland State Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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 MSA Results By Subgroup

Scale: % at or above proficient

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland State Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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 HSA Results

Scale: % passing

English II
 59% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 68% (2009)
The state average for English II was 83% in 2013.

Biology
 56% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 59% (2009)
The state average for Biology was 83% in 2013.

Algebra
 58% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 66% (2009)
The state average for Algebra was 84% in 2013.

Source: MSDE, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, algebra, and biology upon completion of each course.
  • The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland.
  • Beginning with the class of 2009, students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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 HSA Results By Subgroup

Scale: % passing

About the tests

  • In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, algebra, and biology upon completion of each course.
  • The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland.
  • Beginning with the class of 2009, students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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