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Bradley Hills Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 523 students

 
 

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5 stars

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5 reviews of this school


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Posted February 4, 2014

My original review seems to have been deleted, further proves this school covers up the bad happenings and hides the truth. Look at the numbers compared to other schools, it's not the BHES is better, they just don't report the truth. Avoid this school and neighborhood.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2013

This is an excellent school led by an outstanding principal and her team (both staff and teachers). Parent involvement is strong and it truly feels like a big family. Academic are excellent and the new facility should be great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2013

Bradley Hills Elementary - the parents are incredibly involved and ensure that kids have every activity to thrive and opportunity to learn. The principal is devoted to the school and always open to listening to parents. Its a very welcoming community for students and families.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2010

Bradley Hills is a vibrant, diverse, creative, place where some very high-level learning occurs every day. We could not be more pleased with the quality of the teaching and the principal's leadership and demeanor. Our kids are happy and well-adjusted largely because of the supportive climate at Bradley Hills.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 24, 2009

You could not ask for a greater Principal than Sandra Reece. She is a TREASURE. The facility needs some updating, and it slated for improvements within the next few years. But, seriously, I would pay to send my kid to this school (if my tax dollars weren't already covering it). I cannot imagine a more excellent environment. The parents are also extremely cool--involved, but not in an off-putting way.
—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 74% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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92%

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96%

2012

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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97%

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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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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100%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

84 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
>=95%
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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
89%

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
99%

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

72 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
92%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
91%
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 70% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 6%
Hispanic 10% 12%
Two or more races 8% 4%
Black 2% 35%
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 1%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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8701 Hartsdale Ave
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: (301) 571-6966

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