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Patuxent Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 312 students

 

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Posted August 1, 2013

This school is wonderful!!!! It has honestly the best school my daugther has attended so far. The teachers, Principal and staff are committed to helping our kids be the best they possibly could be. Ms. Battle is an excellent teacher and really cares about her students development. I'm looking forward to the upcoming school year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2009

Teacher's and staff both work toward helping your children achieve. Their goal is to provide a good education to the children in the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 27, 2008

I have nothing but positive things to say about Patuxent Elementary. I was really impressed with the teachers, supportive and administrative staff. Keep up the good work.
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Posted October 26, 2008

My child had a wonderful time there she is attending her last year.
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Posted April 29, 2008

I am a parent of on e of the studentds at Patuxent Elementary school and I absolutely love it the teachers the staff and everyone.Thank you for all their support and help
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Posted November 9, 2007

My daughter attended Patuxent for grades 4 through 6. It is a wonderful school! The teachers and administration are top notch. Great learning environment. Strong science focus.
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Posted April 25, 2007

My son will be leaving Patuxent this year. He has been a student at Patuxent since 1st grade. Both he & I truly enjoyed the last 6 years. The administrative staff at Patuxent ware extremely caring toward the students & were available to the parents for whatever was necessary. I will look at my son's elementary years at Patuxent as a success, thanks in part to the teachers & faculty.
—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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

25 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
93%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
73%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
74%

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

53 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
85%

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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
64%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

44 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
95%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

44 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
89%

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.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
61%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
87%
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
Black 88% 35%
Hispanic 5% 12%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
White 1% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 50%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
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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

Language learning

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

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

Resources

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  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
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  • Counseling
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4410 Bishopmill Dr
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: (301) 952-7700

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