City test scores on the rise

May 18, 2001

Baltimore schools posted gains across the board on the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills. These figures represent the median percentile score in math and reading for 117 city elemen tary schools. (The national median is 50.) Data for Furman Templeton, Gilmor and Montebello elementaries are not available. Data for grades 2 and 4 in some schools are not available.

2001 2000 1999 1998 2001 2000 1999 1998

Abbottson (50)

Grade 1 42 31 25 32 33 24 11 20

Grade 2 39 21 26 20 32 18 28 12

Grade 3 33 33 21 14 28 20 18 9

Grade 4 28 18 14 20 23 30 6 6

Grade 5 22 25 8 18 33 21 18 12

Alexander Hamilton (145)

Grade 1 54 42 42 43 25 25 12 26

Grade 2 35 30 29 19 11 24 14 5

Grade 3 39 41 19 11 30 36 4 10

Grade 4 31 17 28 22 26 14 12 6

Grade 5 41 50 23 12 30 21 13 6

Arlington (234)

Grade 1 88 70 53 63 67 50 42 61

Grade 2 55 35 39 29 54 32 38 18

Grade 3 68 58 35 30 80 57 26 20

Grade 4 38 33 27 34 47 25 15 27

Grade 5 47 43 21 16 32 30 15 25

Armistead Gardens (243)

Grade 1 88 75 56 43 56 45 33 48

Grade 2 35 35 41 24 49 35 44 39

Grade 3 50 52 35 47 47 57 36 45

Grade 4 41 36 33 32 69 50 31 21

Grade 5 44 41 10 31 69 49 9 28

Arundel (164)

Grade 1 65 54 49 21 55 32 42 9

Grade 2 35 35 36 32 30 41 25 11

Grade 3 44 30 34 17 43 26 18 29

Grade 4 31 24 28 23 28 28 25 22

Grade 5 31 19 22 19 17 21 24 19

Ashburton El/Mid (58)

Grade 1 42 42 51 38 49 44 41 47

Grade 2 35 50 40 36 37 49 32 27

Grade 3 36 36 34 37 47 24 20 35

Grade 4 36 33 34 35 28 22 13 15

Grade 5 44 44 41 16 40 31 15 13

Barclay El/Mid (54)

Grade 1 54 65 60 54 47 52 64 67

Grade 2 39 53 41 45 49 63 39 59

Grade 3 54 39 42 39 59 30 28 35

Grade 4 29 36 31 43 32 62 42 54

Grade 5 35 38 23 18 44 35 46 16

Barrister Chas. Carroll (34)

Grade 1 65 42 47 24 54 30 28 8

Grade 2 37 30 35 14 31 24 16 8

Grade 3 45 27 31 21 59 23 22 6

Grade 4 32 32 28 41 20 29 9 19

Grade 5 54 32 31 17 44 15 26 12

Bay Brook (124)

Grade 1 37 42 26 20 52 57 12 25

Grade 2 24 21 NA 19 32 20 NA 7

Grade 3 32 8 7 12 35 14 3 4

Grade 4 12 7 8 11 18 9 3 3

Grade 5 11 11 9 17 9 13 2 7

Beechfield (246)

Grade 1 42 31 32 25 52 26 8 19

Grade 2 44 35 29 28 44 25 20 26

Grade 3 42 42 26 32 36 25 26 20

Grade 4 36 41 28 32 27 33 11 19

Grade 5 44 30 14 23 47 19 15 12

Belmont (217)

Grade 1 65 22 17 39 67 29 17 11

Grade 2 30 29 39 27 22 19 16 13

Grade 3 16 36 26 19 24 28 12 11

Grade 4 31 31 27 16 31 27 12 10

Grade 5 35 47 13 13 20 25 4 12

Bentalou (150)

Grade 1 75 75 36 29 70 74 47 21

Grade 2 44 28 24 25 64 34 22 24

Grade 3 39 33 42 50 45 30 26 51

Grade 4 36 29 23 NA 46 31 12 NA

Grade 5 61 41 9 NA 47 31 8 NA

Brehms Lane (231)

Grade 1 54 31 32 19 56 33 14 16

Grade 2 33 30 27 28 42 28 22 26

Grade 3 41 33 30 29 45 34 22 17

Grade 4 25 25 14 27 32 31 14 16

Grade 5 32 25 17 19 39 31 11 12

Callaway (251)

Grade 1 54 42 25 30 41 40 21 37

Grade 2 44 24 25 37 47 25 10 34

Grade 3 42 36 21 20 28 24 11 11

Grade 4 33 42 21 41 23 32 13 32

Grade 5 47 32 12 16 40 18 6 15

Calvin Rodwell (256)

Grade 1 65 65 62 46 61 37 65 41

Grade 2 50 44 28 31 53 32 17 17

Grade 3 42 54 40 65 57 61 46 82

Grade 4 45 33 42 42 39 31 39 33

Grade 5 47 41 22 15 31 28 19 16

Carter Woodson (160)

Grade 1 54 65 32 42 51 37 14 13

Grade 2 39 50 38 46 53 44 41 47

Grade 3 36 42 29 34 28 39 18 23

Grade 4 33 31 18 15 45 37 7 7

Grade 5 35 28 11 6 31 26 11 5

Cecil (7)

Grade 1 75 79 55 39 73 60 71 45

Grade 2 63 50 41 37 72 59 39 38

Grade 3 64 39 42 31 76 53 38 36

Grade 4 33 38 30 29 52 61 26 32

Grade 5 47 30 37 26 70 39 55 23

Charles Carroll (139)

Grade 1 48 22 12 25 20 32 9 21

Grade 2 44 13 10 20 34 15 14 12

Grade 3 29 17 8 9 14 14 3 3

Grade 4 23 12 15 12 22 13 6 8

Grade 5 16 13 10 9 15 19 6 12

Cherry Hill (159)

Grade 1 60 75 36 34 77 77 27 38

Grade 2 55 55 30 27 58 63 21 33

Grade 3 50 50 46 12 53 60 36 9

Grade 4 41 36 28 32 26 47 22 26

Grade 5 43 60 27 22 36 44 25 21

City Springs (8)

Grade 1 82 65 43 28 61 71 18 8

Grade 2 63 39 30 26 65 18 14 14

Grade 3 50 31 28 28 60 16 12 18

Grade 4 32 14 30 20 38 21 9 9

Grade 5 67 22 12 14 50 47 13 9

Coldstream Park (31)

Grade 1 65 65 32 30 52 61 15 32

Grade 2 39 44 30 29 38 52 21 36

Grade 3 39 39 33 26 30 44 15 18

Grade 4 27 32 30 30 31 36 12 13

Grade 5 44 43 35 30 36 44 17 22

Collington Sq. (97)

Grade 1 22 42 17 25 40 46 18 32

Grade 2 29 21 31 27 24 15 7 15

Grade 3 30 25 30 18 33 21 9 17

Grade 4 22 23 16 17 19 19 9 9

Grade 5 35 29 14 13 18 17 11 12

Commodore J. Rodgers (27)

Grade 1 65 60 39 36 60 23 19 20

Grade 2 50 39 NA 27 61 37 NA 19

Grade 3 36 27 15 12 41 21 4 12

Grade 4 32 23 18 24 18 23 7 9

Grade 5 40 30 14 10 18 20 9 14

Cross Country (247)

Grade 1 65 54 45 20 65 52 38 26

Grade 2 50 44 35 35 49 43 18 23

Grade 3 64 39 38 39 53 34 21 15

Grade 4 38 36 38 32 44 30 18 7

Grade 5 61 50 18 26 55 37 12 15

Curtis Bay (207)

Grade 1 82 75 43 58 77 68 61 75

Grade 2 39 47 39 32 42 32 32 30

Grade 3 58 54 24 26 63 42 20 34

Grade 4 47 20 17 31 51 15 13 21

Grade 5 41 29 15 23 41 26 15 14

Dallas F. Nicholas (39)

Grade 1 75 65 42 32 83 52 58 52

Grade 2 70 39 35 28 81 59 23 23

Grade 3 61 45 28 27 79 68 53 32

Grade 4 41 31 26 25 64 51 21 22

Grade 5 47 54 19 30 40 51 40 17

Dickey Hill (201)

Grade 1 75 54 44 21 58 44 50 23

Grade 2 44 50 28 28 58 28 22 7

Grade 3 36 32 31 38 30 25 15 40

Grade 4 31 27 NA 32 26 26 NA 19

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