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Graceland-O'Donnell Heights Elementary/Middle School

Public | PK-8 | 359 students

 

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Posted July 26, 2010

i like this school & teachers they are wanderfull....keep ur the good work... this year im adding one more to the school ..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2004

When I went to Graceland Park I was so happy.Every teacher and staff was so nice but since there is a different principal i cant tell how it is now.Graceland has taught me so many things like i cant judge people by their color and that i need to really defend myself and take up for myself and other people.When i went to that school, it had so many great teachers but I dont know about now considering I graduated in 2001.Graceland really made a great influence in my life and i love them for that.That school really made me safe because they had safety patrols in that school but i dont know about now.Graceland has made me the person I am today and I respect them for that.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
>=95%
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.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

23 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
92%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
30%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 52% 36%
Hispanic 28% 12%
White 17% 43%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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6300 O'Donnell St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: (410) 396-9083

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