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Lewisdale Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 692 students

 

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Posted Wednesday, November 19, 2014

This school is the worst school ever... one day, on my way to pick up my daughter. I Saw One of the school teacher yelling at the student, telling her "your so stupid" right in front of the other kids. I looked at the teacher and told her, I hope my daughter's teacher don't talk to her like that. And she just walk back in her class...
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Posted April 24, 2014

This school is not good at all my daughter told me That the teacher said that she hates kids ain't nobody do anything because most of the kids are Latinos. They don't invest any money and programs for kids they care about to get paid only but they don't Love ther job there are no respect for Parents this is sad.
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Posted March 6, 2014

This school is horrible. The teachers/Principal do not care if your child learns anything. It seems as if they want their paycheck and go home. They are not very well spoken and very unorganized. They do not offer any type of learing programs for the childrend that need help. They do not challenge the kids. There are a few teachers that I can say really care. I think that the school as a whole needs to be re-evaluated..... DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD HERE.. IT IS NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE.......


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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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
70%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

96 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
78%
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.

90 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

67 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
76%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%
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

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
93%

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
54%
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
Hispanic 83% 12%
Black 12% 35%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
White 2% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
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  • 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

Language learning

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

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

Resources

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  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
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  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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2400 Banning Place
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Phone: (301) 445-8433

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