Northwestern Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
9975 Sharptown Rd
Mardela Springs, MD 21837
Phone
(410) 677-5808
District
WICOMICO COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
WICOMICO COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
334
Classroom Teachers
18

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Maryland

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.9% of MD schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Northwestern Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
49%
42%
54%
41%
44%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
54%
42%
64%
44%
44%
40%
54%
42%
64%
44%
44%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
64%
40%
74%
44%
54%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
13
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 32 9.6%
Kindergarten 50 15.0%
Grade 1 47 14.1%
Grade 2 47 14.1%
Grade 3 49 14.7%
Grade 4 58 17.4%
Grade 5 51 15.3%
Total 334 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.6% 44.3% 37.8%
Black 8.7% 39.7% 34.5%
Hispanic 3.3% 12.2% 20.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 3.1% 7.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 0.7% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.0% 55.5% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.5% 49.7% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 5.8% 6.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 102,539 6,045,680
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 268.3 616
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.1% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.7% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.7% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 15.5% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 37,793 2,205,204
Single Parent Households With Children 13.4% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.2% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.2% 40.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.7% 23.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.1% 19.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.2% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.7% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.3% 8.9%
$15,000 or less 9.5% 7.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,411 $125,768,000 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $937 $14,006,000 5.5%
Staff $821 $12,269,000 4.8%
General Administration $85 $1,271,000 0.5%
School Administration $960 $14,356,000 5.6%
Operation $1,378 $20,600,000 8.0%
Transportation $609 $9,107,000 3.6%
Other $368 $5,509,000 2.1%
Total Support $5,157 $77,118,000 30.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,582 $53,568,000 20.9%
Total Expenditures $17,151 $256,454,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,114 $8,288,403,000 54.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $680 $618,212,000 4.1%
Staff $734 $667,118,000 4.4%
General Administration $105 $95,310,000 0.6%
School Administration $970 $882,461,000 5.8%
Operation $1,309 $1,190,834,000 7.8%
Transportation $774 $704,008,000 4.6%
Other $393 $356,966,000 2.3%
Total Support $4,964 $4,514,909,000 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,635 $2,396,338,000 15.8%
Total Expenditures $16,713 $15,199,650,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%