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Dynard Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 503 students

 

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Posted March 30, 2007

My Daughter started Dynard in the middle of her first grade year. We have been nothing but pleased with her education. Her Teachers (Last year)Mrs. Pettit and this year Ms. Simpson are remarkable!! We couldnt ask for more from the entire staff, they are all wonderful, serious down to businees and loving all at the same time. Thanks to Mrs. Summers this is a top notch school I highly recommend.
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Posted July 27, 2006

My son started towards the end of school last year and his teacher Ms. Simpson was absolutely wonderful with getting him acclimated to his new sorrounds, because he Leaving a school he had attended for 3 years it's hard for an 8 year old to adapt and meet new people, but when all was said and done the students and Ms.Simpson his teacher made him feel welcome and for that I'm grateful, because he came home everyday happy and raring to go back to school the next day! The hospitility at Dynard is absoultly A number 1! Thanks Dynard for an easy transition.
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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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

82 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%
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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
87%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

76 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
89%

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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
59%

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
77%
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 83% 42%
Black 11% 35%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Hispanic 1% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
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 38%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

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  • Band

Language learning

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

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  • Gifted / high performing
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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

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  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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Chaptico, MD 20621
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