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Chesapeake Charter School

Charter | K-8 | 314 students

 

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Posted August 27, 2014

Great School. The parents seem to care a little more here. The teachers seem to want to be here. The I feel like the curriculum could be a little more rigorous, but you won't find a larger group of kids who actually WANT to go to school. There is a huge focus on reading early here and parents are expected to volunteer for 25 hours during the school year. The kids transferring out might be in for a culture shock, going from such a small school to some of the larger schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2014

We love CPCS, the staff is really good, family oriented, however the 2nd grade curriculum is weak compare to other schoolst, math is very weark we have to support at home with more work,. There is no communication from the teacher, as you won't get any progress note from them unless you request it. In other words you don't know if your student is on track or if is falling behind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2013

green school!! from teachers to parents, every one work for one reason their students! Family atmosphere! we love CPCS
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2011

We love Chesapeake Public Charter! The school is excellent! The teachers are wonderful and fun and it is a great learning atmosphere! Everyone including parents are very involved in the school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2010

This school is EXCELLENT! From the teachers, parents, and volunteers, everyone comes together as a community and are involved in every child's education. The activities they have, the field trips they take, and the opportunities the children have are tremendous!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 10, 2010

my daughter began kindergarten at this school last year. I am overwhelmingly impressed with and pleased about the system, staff, and mission statement of this school! I am very gratefulthat LeiLani Biscoe is there and we are all worj=king together to ensure she obtains the academic acheivements, environmental awreness, and social skills she will need to be a successful and productive member in our community. Thank You Charter School faculty and members!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
>=95%
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

 
 
93%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
98%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
89%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
93%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
98%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
93%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
85%

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
75%
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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
91%
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 63% in 2014.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
62%

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
70%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

39 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
>=95%
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 59% in 2014.

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2014.

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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
White 73% 42%
Black 15% 35%
Hispanic 5% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 6%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Male 50%N/A51%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A42%
Female 50%N/A49%
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

Arts & music

Music
  • Band

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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Programs

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
Foreign languages taught
  • French
  • Spanish
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
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School leaders can update this information here.

School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Parent involvement
  • Join PTO/PTA
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20945 Great Mills Rd
Lexington Park, MD 20653
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