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Carderock Springs Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 368 students

 
 

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Posted September 14, 2013

I went to Carderock Springs and loved it! I was very prepared for Pyle Middle School when I left and had a blast! I was given a well-rounded, rigorous, and engaging education. I graduated from Walt Whitman High School, and went onto received an undergraduate and graduate degrees from Goucher College and Johns Hopkins, respectively. I am now an elementary school teacher and attribute my love of learning from my experiences at Carderock Springs.


Posted December 4, 2012

The percentage of Asians is nowhere near 14%. We are an Asian family, there isn't even 1% Asian - each class has an average of 2 Asians out of 27 students. The class size is not 19 anymore. You know how people treat you when you are in the 1% - not a good environment for minorities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2008

This is a great small school. To prove it is small my son had 19 kids in his class!
—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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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2013

 
 
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2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
92%

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
95%

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
89%

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 14% 6%
Hispanic 7% 12%
Black 3% 35%
Two or more races 3% 4%
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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Bethesda, MD 20817
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