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Greenbrier Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 214 students

 

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Posted May 17, 2007

Greenbrier is a great school. I have 2 children there (4th & 2nd) and they both love it. The teachers are friendly and care about the students and families. I don't think the academics are quite as strong as in Montgomery county, but I still believe it is a very good school. My children feel safe and cared for each time they enter the doors of Greenbrier.
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Posted February 27, 2007

Greenbrier is a great school. I have a 5th grader and a 1st grader there. My only complaint is how hard they push the younger kids. I know it is because of they are such a high performing school but what they expect is pretty unbelievable! I don't remember it being this way 4 years ago when my other child started. As far as most of the teachers they do care about the kids. But I also wonder if they care too much about test scores? But I am sure it is that way at most schools, especially ones that perform as well as Greenbrier.
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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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

19 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
95%

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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

31 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
97%

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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
94%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

46 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
94%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

45 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
91%

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
88%
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 88% 42%
Black 4% 35%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
Hispanic 3% 12%
Two or more races 2% 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 26%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • 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

Music
  • Instrumental music lessons

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Gifted & talented

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  • Gifted / high performing
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  • Gifted / high performing
Level of special education programming offered
  • 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
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
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  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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21222 San Mar Rd
Boonsboro, MD 21713
Phone: (301) 766-8170

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