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Brooklyn Park Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 398 students

 

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Posted September 29, 2010

GREAT school! The teachers and staff are very friendly caring and dedicated! They really work hard with the children. I have three children in Brooklyn Park that came from private school and WOW what a difference Brooklyn Park has made already, four weeks into the school year. I highly recommend BP. Parents if your struggling with the idea to pull them from private to public, DO IT NOW! You will be amazed and highly satisfied. GO PATRIOTS!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 24, 2009

My daughter is just starting at this school but i've heard wonderful things about it and so far have no complaints the staff are polite and very helpful!
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Posted December 19, 2008

I've had four children go to this school and I love it. All of the staff are very friendly and helpful. The teachers and couselors try everything that they can to help your child get the best education that they can.
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Posted March 8, 2008

Brooklyn Park is a great Elementary school. I have a 14 year old who complete pre-k thru 5th grade there. My 8 year old is now in second grade there. The staff is very freindly & helpful. Along with great teaching skills. Thank you to all the staff for everything keep up the great work.
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Posted August 16, 2007

My daughter was transferred in from private school with a below average reading level and math level. Within 3 months, this school brought her reading up 'above average' and greatly improved her math skills. The Principal and teachers truly care about their students. It's a wonderful school and I would highly recommended it! Thank you BPES!
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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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

32 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
78%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%
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.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
66%
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
White 57% 42%
Black 26% 35%
Hispanic 7% 12%
Two or more races 7% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 62%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • 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

Arts & music

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  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Instrumental music lessons

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  • Gifted / high performing
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  • 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

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  • Counseling
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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200 14th Ave
Baltimore, MD 21225
Phone: (410) 222-6590

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