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Harlem Park Elementary School

Public | PK-8

 

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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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
67%

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 81% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
21%
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.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
50%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
33%
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 99% 35%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 12%
Two or more races 0% 4%
White 0% 42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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Resources

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  • Art teacher(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

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Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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Baltimore, MD 21217
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