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North Bend Elementary/Middle School

Public | PK-8 | 435 students

 

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Posted January 8, 2014

North Bend Elementary Middle is a great school with many excellent teachers who care about the whole student.


Posted December 22, 2013

My kids and I love this school. The principal and staff are great leaders and the kids are very respectful.I like the different activities that north bend have to offer like basketball, dance,and chior.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2010

I love the extra activities that are done after school such as family math night, technology night etc. Most parents are involved like myself. I think this school is really helping my daughter learn. The bear bucks system is great because it makes the kids try harder and do better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2010

great school, great teachers, great leadership. Children are being taught and expectation is high. Great learning going on at North Bend.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 4, 2010

I am a parent who has a 7th grader and i very proud of her school. i reall would like to thank Miss Barreal the principal for givinng my child a chance. Northbend Elem/Middle School is wonderful and i am very happy.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 15, 2006

The first reviewer must have been in a euphoric state when he/she visited the school as well as when he/she wrote their comment. Actively participating parents? Where? Parents are absolutely not involved! At any given PTA meeting you may have 5 parents to show up. Like any school, this one has the potential to be a great one but all the stakeholders (Teachers, Administrators, Parents and the Students themselves) must keep student achievement at the forefront.
—Submitted by a staff


Posted September 28, 2004

I have three children that attend North Bend Elementary in grades K, 2nd, & 5th. This school, in my eyes, is one of the best the city has to offer. Ms. Shelton (Principal) and Mr. Ellis (Vice-Principal), make sure that this school is ran in a structured environment. The administration of this school is very accommodating to parents. They keep the parents abreast of their child's achievements. I'm confident in their ability to equip, instruct and instill my children with the best academic preparation available. This schools teaching staff provides effective teaching that is an interactive process in which they provide our students with opportunities for learning to broaden their minds. This school + active participating parents = children with the knowledge they need to be an individual that will excel in life and achieve goals. This school receives two thumbs up!
—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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
71%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
77%

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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

35 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
55%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
87%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
79%

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 67% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
28%
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 97% 36%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hispanic 1% 12%
White 1% 43%
Asian 0% 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 88%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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181 North Bend Rd
Baltimore, MD 21229
Phone: (410) 396-0376

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