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Fallstaff Elementary School

Public | PK-8

 

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Posted June 5, 2013

I am a parent of a 3rd grade student at Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School (2012-2013) hereby warn all parents to stay away from this school. It is one of the worst educational institutions in Northwest Baltimore. I will only say that because someone has an educational degree does not mean they have the ability to educate. When the educational professional do not believe in educating this school is an excellent example of what our children are taught. Baltimore City school board closes their eyes to the many complaints received regarding to staff at the school hitting children, cursing at children, fights daily, bullying, lack of school supplies provided to the teachers, Xerox machine had been out of service at this school over 50% of the school year. To sum things up do not send your child to this school if they expect for they to be educated.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 2, 2013

As a parent who has just come through an economic hardship and havin to transfer from baltimore county to baltimore city, I found the staff at Fallstaff who answered the phone very unrofessional!!! I will not be transfering my son there!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 14, 2012

My comments can't be posted all I can say is I am very disappointed with this school for a lot of reasons.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2011

I am so impressed by the exciting and innovative programming and opportunities that are offered at Fallstaff Elementary Middle School: Stocks for the Future, Biztown, Chess Team, Northbay Environmental Education, Science Club, Robotics, Tennis and their very own school rock band (that won 2nd place Middle School band at Hershey Park's Music in the Park event!


Posted January 12, 2011

This school is one of the best. My child has great expierences here. It truly is a GreatSchool!!!
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School 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.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 89% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School 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.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School 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.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
71%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School 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.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School 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.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School 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.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 77% 35%
Hispanic 19% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
White 1% 42%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3801 Fallstaff Rd
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: (410) 396-0682

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