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Crellin Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 93 students

 

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Posted July 6, 2010

My children attend Crellin Elementary School. I am continually impressed with the level of education that my boys receive as well as the professionalism and expertise of the staff. I know that the teachers work to educate, support and nuture every child that walks the halls of our school. The teachers at Crellin regularly demonstrate that their belief that ALL children can learn and will do so when given the support and encouragement to do so. The school community is a strong one, and as a parent I always feel welcome to be involved and to ask questions. This is truly a wonderful school! We are so blessed that our children have the opportunity to attend Crellin Elementary School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 9, 2010

if your child is average or above this is a wonderful school. However, if they have any problem learning or if they just do not like the child, the child will be shipped out to a Special Education center. Test scores are ALL that matter here. Late year a child was shipped out for 'special ed' . At his new school he is in general ed all day and doing quite well!!!!!!!!!! This school will even beg parents for out of area students to send their children to Crellin, once again just for test scores, This school is one of the small schools in Garrett County that needs to be closed........could the staff survive elsewhere...I think not.....
—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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

22 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
100%

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.

14 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

14 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

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 73% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
100%

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

13 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
92%

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%
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 97% 42%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Black 0% 35%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 12%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85%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

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  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
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Programs

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  • Outdoor / Farm-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Service learning
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)
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  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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  • Buses/vans for students only
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Oakland, MD 21550
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