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Broad Acres Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 651 students

 

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Posted January 9, 2005

i think B.A.E.S it's a great school because we have a stronge pricipal and stronge teacher's that work very hard helps our school and giving student more education.But we need someone very stronge to work with the parent's by teaching them how to be involve everday and there child's education we dont need someone spoiling the parent's.B.A.E.S parent's are came from other envoriment.if you dont teach them they wont know how to be volunteer in there child school and to be part in the school PTA.
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Posted November 22, 2004

This school will help your child anyways to improve thier skills and give them the skills your child would need. They help them in many ways.
—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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

79 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
85%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
76%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
61%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

86 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
35%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
37%
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 75% 12%
Black 17% 35%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 4%
White 0% 42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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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

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • School psychologist

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • 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

Staff resources available to students
  • School psychologist
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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710 Beacon Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Phone: (301) 431-7616

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