School Details

Govans Elementary School

5801 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 396-6396
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 367 students 14 students/teacher (MD avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

53%
48%
74%
57%
56%
77%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Baltimore City Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
53%
81%
78%
68%
86%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Baltimore City Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
44%
73%
81%
74%
89%
39%
34%
64%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Baltimore City Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Govans Elementary School is a public elementary school in Baltimore. 367 children attend Govans Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Govans Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 92% of the 367 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Govans Elementary School is 14:1. Tunbridge Public Charter School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 98% 86%
Hispanic 1% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 0.8% 8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92% 84%
Limited English proficiency 0% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    This school is okay. My child probably would have excelled far more at another school though.

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