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City Neighbors Hamilton

Charter | K-4 | 110 students

 

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Posted March 13, 2014

City NeighborsHamilton. My son was new to the school this year we were new to the city last year and he had to go to a city public school. Thankfully after a year in that school with no communication or discipline for the children my so got chosen to attend City Neighbors what a breath of fresh air I absolutly love the open communication with the teachers on a daily basis. Your child is lucky if chosen for a spot.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2013

I am happy to no longer have my children in this school. It is not a safe environment. The principal is terrible and the secretary can be unpleasant to deal with. I went to the principal with a concern about bullying (agressive behavior) and being in a safe environment. At first I emailed her about some concerns due to my work hours. She wouldn't answer simple answers via email and kept asking me to come in. I went in for a conference and found out why she wouldn't answer my questions via email. The school had never practiced certain drills other than fire drills. I found out doors had been left open and teachers didn't carry keys. When I asked about the consequence for a child that pushed my daughter against a fence and for another child that threw things in the class and hit another student, she didn't give me a response that answered my question. I found out both children where allowed in the classroom soon after the events. The school tolerates aggression in the classrooms and playground. My children are also happy to be in new schools. If you live in the city, don't send your child here, pay for private school.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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 60% 36%
White 35% 43%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 12%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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5609 Sefton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
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