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Glenridge Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 793 students

 

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Posted December 28, 2012

This school is terrible! The teachers do not get any support. They get degraded by the Principal in front of the children and parents. There is at least one teacher a year that gets picked on by the Principal and her followers. Some teachers are specifically given a job of spying on the teachers and reporting back. Lies are constantly made up about the teachers. The teachers never know what they did to be on the bad side. The children run the school. The administration doesn't provide any help with discipline.


Posted August 17, 2011

This school front office all the way to the vice principal need training in customer service. The teachers are screaming at the students. The staff attack the parents when concerns are brought about. I would never recommend this school to parents. PARENTS CHECK WITH OTHER SCHOOLS BEFORE YOU ENROLL YOUR CHILD HERE. I TOOK MY CHILD OUT OF THIS SCHOOL.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2010

My child has been going to this school for two years now. The first year was wonderful as she started her education. This year, not bad, not not as great as last. My child was kicked by another in the back and my child had to tell me what happen. No incident report from the school at all. Now they want to send have the school on a 10 min bus ride to another school especially when the school she goes to now is in walking distance. I love the teachers here. I walk my child to class everyday just so the teacher and I can have a minute to converse. I am a working single mom, so I take advantage every minute I get.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2008

This school has the rudest front office staff. When you ask for something to be done it is as if the school would rather work against you than with you. The teachers my children have had have been wonderful. I think this schools front desk staff need a reality check with a good dose of customer service training, and only then would they be aon the very edge of acceptable.
—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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
71%
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.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
44%
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 77% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
71%
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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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
Black 50% 36%
Hispanic 43% 12%
White 3% 43%
Asian 2% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
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Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • School shares bus/van with other schools
School facilities
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Playground
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  • Volunteer in the classroom
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7200 Gallatin St
Landover Hills, MD 20784
Phone: (301) 918-8740

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