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Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 258 students

 

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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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
65%

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

Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
70%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
82%
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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
55%

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
54%

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
52%
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 68% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2014.

30 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
76%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 50% 12%
Black 42% 35%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 0%
White 3% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
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 83%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

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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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school

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
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Parent involvement
  • Join PTO/PTA
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6609 Riggs Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20782
Phone: (301) 853-5694

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