South Penn Elementary School

500 East 2nd St, Cumberland, MD 21502 | (301) 777-1755
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 492
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 E 2nd St, Cumberland, MD 21502
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 492
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 266 (54.1%)
  • Females: 226 (45.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 41 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 285 (57.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 326 (66.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
South Penn Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.8%
Black6613.4%
Asian30.6%
Hispanic71.4%
White41283.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For South Penn Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten479.6%
Kindergarten8316.9%
1st Grade5611.4%
2nd Grade9018.3%
3rd Grade7014.2%
4th Grade7014.2%
5th Grade7615.4%
Source: MD Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for South Penn Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 07, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a great school.They have a great system for our children.The staff and Principal have good leadership and social skills.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that South Penn Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science

MSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201077.8%85.0%83.2%
200971.0%81.9%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201073.6%86.6%89.4%
200979.4%87.5%89.5%
 
Science Test
201062.5%72.0%66.0%
200962.9%68.1%63.7%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.3%89.1%86.0%
200992.8%86.7%84.3%
 
Reading Test
201072.5%85.2%84.0%
200978.6%80.9%84.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.1%92.6%90.2%
200983.3%91.8%89.2%
 
Reading Test
201082.0%88.3%87.4%
200973.6%87.4%86.7%
 
Source: MD Department of Education 2009-2010

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