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Liberty Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 287 students

 

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Posted October 22, 2009

Liberty has been around a long time, but is still in tip top shape physically and educationally. The students are challenged and happy, and the teachers are driven and truly care about each student.
—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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

23 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
87%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

62 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
98%

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

62 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
87%
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 91% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Black 2% 35%
Hispanic 2% 12%
Two or more races 2% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25%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
  • Band

Language learning

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

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Gifted / high performing
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Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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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)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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11820 Liberty Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (240) 236-1800

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