A snapshot of education in Howard Co. schools

March 23, 2003

The information included in these school profiles has been gathered by the Howard County public school system and is for the 2002-2003 school year, with the exception of information on student mobility and students receiving special services, which is for the 2001-2002 school year. Test data is from the spring of last year and is the most current available.

Atholton Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1961

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 1980

School Capacity: 465

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 469

Computers for pupil use: 89

Pupil Mobility: 6.7% Entrants, 11.3% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 71.3%

African-American: 17%

Asian: 8%

Hispanic: 1.8%

Native American: 0%

Unidentified: 1.8%

Pupils Receiving Special Services

Title 1: 0%

Ltd. English Proficient: 4.1%

Free-Reduced Lunch: 8.1%

Special Education: 7.9%

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills

Grade 4

2001: Reading 80, Language Total 88, Math Total 74

2002: Reading 77, Language Total 85, Math Total 83

Bollman Bridge Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1988

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 1994

School Capacity: 616

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 537.5

Computers for pupil use: 88

Pupil Mobility: 8.9% Entrants, 7.8% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 66.3%

African-American: 23%

Asian: 4.3%

Hispanic: 2.9%

Native American: 0.5%

Unidentified: 3%

Pupils Receiving Special Services

Title 1: 0%

Ltd. English Proficient: 3.9%

Free-Reduced Lunch: 15%

Special Education: 9.3%

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills

Grade 4

2001: Reading 69, Language Total 78, Math Total 70

2002: Reading 63, Language Total 78, Math Total 71

Bryant Woods Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1969

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 1984. A second renovation is scheduled this year and next

School Capacity: 311

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 264

Computers for pupil use: 69

Pupil Mobility: 9.7% Entrants, 18.7% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 35.9%

African-American: 49.5%

Asian: 6%

Hispanic: 3.9%

Native American: 0.4%

Unidentified: 4.3%

Pupils Receiving Special Services

Title 1: 13%

Ltd. English Proficient: 5.6%

Free-Reduced Lunch: 26.8%

Special Education: 7.7%

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills

Grade 4

2001: Reading 68, Language Total 62, Math Total 69

2002: Reading 75, Language Total 65, Math Total 70

Bushy Park Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1976

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 1988

School Capacity: 440

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 605

Computers for pupil use: 96

Pupil Mobility: 6.7% Entrants, 11.3% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 90.2%

African-American: 5.1%

Asian: 4.1%

Hispanic: 0.5%

Native American: 0.2%

Unidentified: 0%

Pupils Receiving Special Services

Title 1: 0%

Ltd. English Proficient: Fewer than five pupils

Free-Reduced Lunch: 2%

Special Education: 11.5%

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills

Grade 4

2001: Reading 83, Language Total 90, Math Total 84

2002: Reading 85, Language Total 91, Math Total 88

Centennial Lane Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1973

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 1980 and 1987

School Capacity: 484

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 601

Computers for pupil use: 66

Pupil Mobility: 3.6% Entrants, 1.8% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 72.4%

African-American: 2.4%

Asian: 21%

Hispanic: 1.6%

Native American: 0%

Unidentified: 2.7%

Pupils Receiving Special Services

Title 1: 0%

Ltd. English Proficient: 2.9%

Free-Reduced Lunch: 0.8%

Special Education: 3.3%

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills

Grade 4

2001: Reading 82, Language Total 91, Math Total 87

2002: Reading 82, Language Total 88, Math Total 85

Clarksville Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1964

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 1980 and 1986. Addition received in FY 2002.

School Capacity: 565

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 622.5

Computers for pupil use: 54

Pupil Mobility: 3.1% Entrants, 1.8% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 72.3%

African-American: 6.9%

Asian: 19.5%

Hispanic: 0.6%

Native American: 0.4%

Unidentified: 0.3%

Pupils Receiving Special Services

Title 1: 0%

Ltd. English Proficient: Fewer than five students

Free-Reduced Lunch: 1.1%

Special Education: 8.1%

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills

Grade 4

2001: Reading 75, Language Total 74, Math Total 74

2002: Reading 79, Language Total 88, Math Total 81

Clemens Crossing Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1979

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 198

School Capacity: 478

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 526

Computers for pupil use: 88

Pupil Mobility: 5% Entrants, 3.5% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 73.9%

African-American: 13.1%

Asian: 7.8%

Hispanic: 2.9%

Native American: 0.2%

Unidentified: 2.2%

Pupils Receiving Special Services

Title 1: 0%

Ltd. English Proficient: 2.6%

Free-Reduced Lunch: 2.1%

Special Education: 8%

Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills

Grade 4

2001: Reading 77, Language Total 87, Math Total 79

2002: Reading 80, Language Total 85, Math Total 78

Dasher Green Elementary School

Facility Opened: 1976

Additions/Renovations: Renovated in 1984; received additional work in FY 2002

School Capacity: 415

Total Full-Time Enrollment (K-5): 361.5

Computers for pupil use: 111

Pupil Mobility: 7.3% Entrants, 7.7% Withdrawals

Ethnicity

White: 40.4%

African-American: 41.1%

Asian: 4.9%

Hispanic: 5.8%

Native American: 1%

Unidentified: 6.8%

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