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Wolfsville Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 190 students

 

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Posted June 18, 2013

Wolfsville is a gem. It is small and very community oriented. Parent involvement is greater than what you find at larger schools. Children really are given the opportunity to excel and develop, without getting lost in the crowd. If you happen to live in the Wolfsville Elementary school district, you and your children are truly blessed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2009

Physical building is nice & updated in the 90's. Full size gym, library & computer room. Very roomy fields. Memorial garden out front. Rural, safe community. Turnover rate is almost nil. Our daughter is in kindergarten; couldn't read before starting and is now reading at a second grade level. Teacher keeps us posted via email.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2009

Wonderful school. A true sense of family and community in this school. Wonderful parent involvement. Teachers, staff and principal very involved by promoting character counts, high expectancy of achievment and welcoming parent volunteers.
—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.

26 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
96%

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 81% in 2014.

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

38 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
95%

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
95%

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.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
89%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
94%

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

35 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
81%
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
White 94% 42%
Hispanic 3% 12%
Two or more races 3% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 35%
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 24%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

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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

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  • Band

Language learning

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

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  • Gifted / high performing
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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

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  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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12520 Wolfsville Rd
Myersville, MD 21773
Phone: (240) 236-2250

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