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George T. Cromwell Elementary School

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3 reviews of this school


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Posted February 2, 2012

Overall a good, safe school. My kid enjoy to go to class and the new Principal is trying very hard to make the school better for the students and the parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2009

I am so relieved my daughter has been able to attend (Ferndale EEC for Kindergarten and) Cromwell for 1st grade. We are preparing to make another military move, but for this year, I am going to really treasure the fact that she gets another year at a school with friendly, caring, educated staff; all the extra programs that make school really fun like PE, art, library, computer lab, and music (this is not the case in all parts of the country); a well-organized and high-functioning PTA; and a challenging learning environment with the opportunity to join advanced math and reading groups. Mrs.Lane is an amazing first grade teacher with 19 years of perfecting her skills. She can handle a large classroom with patience and ease. She challenges students' minds and nourishes their sprits as well. Thank you Mrs.Mossmiller, Mrs.Moore, Mrs.Weller, Mr.D, and the office and lunch teams too! L.L.
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Posted August 31, 2006

I have had nothing but great experiences with Cromwell.My son is now in his last year at Cromwell.My youngest son is just starting kindergarten (Ferndale located in Cromwell.)My daughter(the oldest)is now in tenth grade.Her days at Cromwell have helped her become a wonderful young adult.Thank you Teachers & Staff for such a great experience!I look forward to the next six years with Cromwell....
—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 82% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 89% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 64% 42%
Black 11% 35%
Hispanic 11% 12%
Two or more races 8% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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525 Wellham Ave
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Phone: (410) 222-6920

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