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Langston Hughes Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 222 students

 

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Posted August 1, 2013

The school needs to be updated the plumbing, electric and the landscaping. The school needs the money for the building and its students. And maybe a real gym teacher!
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Posted March 17, 2011

I went to this school as a child.My daughter also went to this school.Now my nephew is about to graduate this year.It's a good neighborhood school but i just don't like how no matter what the weather,rain or freezing cold,they won't allow the children to come in the school any earlier than 7:30.Some parents have to be to work at a certain time in the morning and can't waitoutside with their children.It wouldn't hurt to bring the few kids that are out there in for a couple of minutes until breakfast starts.They are in the heat aren't they.If it was their child would they want them to be freezing cold.


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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 74% in 2014.

24 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
30%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

25 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
49%

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
45%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

27 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
58%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 2014.

17 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
59%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

17 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

17 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
19%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 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 95% 35%
Hispanic 3% 12%
White 2% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
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 93%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Speech and language therapist(s)
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Arts & music

Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
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Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Intensive - the school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs such as autism or complete visual impairment
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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5011 Arbutus Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: (410) 396-7827

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