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Cooper Lane Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 438 students

 

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Posted October 5, 2006

This school have some the most rude staff of any school I have ever experienced. Some of the teachers will look at you and not even speak(my own childs teacher). The most friendly people in the school are the office staff and the janitors, most of the teachers won't speak or avoid eye contact. I am a taxpayer and I shouldn't feel this way about the educators at Cooper Lane Elementary School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 1, 2004

Overall, Cooper Lane was a great school to attend. However, the principal there is very timid and had a lack of control. I also feel, there is a lack of concern from some of the administrators. I enjoyed most of my children's teachers and activities. Also, the requirements of supplies is getting out of control. Every year something else was added to the list. The schools require too much of parents, items that should already be supplied such as, paper towels, soap, and expensive items, like baby wipes, hand sanitizers and sandwich bags. These items are not necessary in the teaching of our children. If teachers desire these items, they should buy them.
—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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
80%

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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
72%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

69 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
83%

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 73% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

55 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
41%

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
36%
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.

24 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
26%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2014.

75 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
72%
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 50% 12%
Black 45% 35%
White 3% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Two or more races 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 79%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

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  • Gifted / high performing
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  • Before school

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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
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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3817 Cooper Ln
Landover Hills, MD 20784
Phone: (301) 925-1350

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