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Glade Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 649 students

 

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Posted April 9, 2013

I am so thrilled to send my child to glade every morning. This is an amazing community which really supports its schools and teachers. My son loves school and loves learning because of the experiences he has had at Glade!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 20, 2009

Good school, thanks ms demsey, my child loved summer school this year. She keeps a picture of you and her, she cant wait still school starts. Thanks to ms mcgee, ms boley and ms berg such nice teachers. Keeping doing the great job.
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Posted August 28, 2008

My son was a Pre-K student with Mrs. Ramge and Ms. Rita. Two of the nicest ladies! Great team effort by both. Most of all I enjoyed getting the quarterly progress reports and daily communication tool sent home each day. They were interested in him as a individual and not one of many. He is now in K at Glade and the lessons learned with them will put him ahead of the game. Thanks for your efforts.
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Posted August 25, 2008

This is my daughter Madisons' third year at Glade. Every morning she is very excited about going to school and learning new things. I can't say enough wonderful things about the teachers, staff, and parent assistants. My wife and I can't wait to enroll our son for his first year in the fall of 09. Just by walking in the door, you can feel the warmth and geniune caring that exudes from the staff. An all around great learning experience. Thank you.
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Posted May 28, 2008

Mrs. Ramge and Ms Ritter are an excellent Pre-K team! We love them!
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Posted December 2, 2005

I can't say enough good things about this school. From the Principal, to the office staff, to the teachers and the rest of the school staff; they are all amazing. There is a real sense of community as soon as you walk in the door. This is my daughter's 4 year at Glade and she has had a wonderful teacher every year. I think they go out of their way to make every child feel special and help them achieve their full potential.
—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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

92 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
86%

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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
88%

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

92 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
96%

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
97%

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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
83%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2014.

83 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
95%

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
>=95%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2014.

83 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
88%
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 76% 42%
Black 7% 35%
Hispanic 7% 12%
Two or more races 7% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
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 22%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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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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  • 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)
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  • Counseling
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  • Buses/vans for students only
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9525 Glade Rd
Walkersville, MD 21793
Phone: (240) 236-2100

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