School Details

Medfield Heights Elementary School

4300 Buchanan Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 396-6460
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 394 students 13 students/teacher (MD avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

74%
48%
74%
78%
56%
77%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

In 2011-2012 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

66%
53%
81%
89%
68%
86%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

In 2011-2012 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

76%
44%
73%
90%
74%
89%
70%
34%
64%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

In 2011-2012 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

Medfield Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school in Baltimore. 394 students go to Medfield Heights Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 11% of the Medfield Heights Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 55% of the 394 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Medfield Heights Elementary School is 13:1. Waldorf School of Baltimore is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Dance

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 6% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 47% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 26% 86%
Asian/Pacific Islander 19% 1%
Asian 19% %
Multiracial 1% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 84%
Limited English proficiency 11% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Easily the best school in Baltimore City/County. FAB! teachers well placed learning environments wonderful kids and a great Principal. The amenities are sub-par though restrooms in particular have to be maintained better and serviced more frequently. The overall security system has to improve especially in light of events such as Sandy Hook. At minimum the entry/exit points across the two School buildings have to be monitored and open access to one and all needs to be curbed considering the Medfield/Hampden neighborhood has seen a spike in crime rate.

  • (3 years ago)

    Medfield is actually the #1 school in Baltimore City not Roland Park and not Mt. Washington. Medfield is a good school because they make do with the little they have and still achieve greatness. No uppity PTA over here. They have a very diverse student population I think representing like 20 countries or something maybe more. They don't have foreign language like Roland Park does at the elem level but you can send your child for tutoring elsewhere and buy your own books. see...creative parent over here. It goes to show you that your school doesn't have to be located in a upper class neighborhood to perform well. Medfield is solidly middle class and REAL. I wish they had a middle school because honestly Roland Park is not my first choice as Medfield feeds into RPEMS. Medfield's rating should be higher on here but I'm certain these middle class parents have better things to do than to juke the stats...

  • (4 years ago)

    Last year was my daughter transferred to Medfield Heights Elementary and we have No Regrets. The staff is awesome and the students are great too.They keep the students and parents active and involved. They making learning fun and reward the students for their acheivements and efforts. I also love & appreciate that they keep the parents informed. WE LOVE MEFIELD HEIGHTS!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    My daughter went to this school last year and we both loved it. We moved to Georgia over the summer and her new school dosent compare at all to Medfield. We miss the school and most of all her teacher Ms.Mandell.

  • (6 years ago)

    My husband and I have one child that has attended Medfield Heights Elementary since kindergarden. He is now in the 4th grade. The staff at Medfield Heights Elementary make it a great school. Our son has learned so much. We just wanted to say thanks for all your support.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have two children that attend Medfield Heights. My daughter has just began first grade and my son has just began Pre-k. I have never seen a teacher there that doesn't care. They all work so hard to make sure the students there not only work hard but love doing it. I attended Medfield for elementary school and some of the teachers I had are still there. Even now I can go to them for advice on how to help my children succeed. Every year the PTA does every thing they can to make Medfield a great learning environment. As a single mother it is nice to know that there are so many wonderful teachers at this school. A special thanks to Ms.Stokes Ms. Michelle Ms. Stadler and Ms. Colbie. Thanks for all of your hard work and dedication. Medfield Heights is #1.

  • (7 years ago)

    Our child attended a local private school for two years. What a big disappointment that was for all of us. We are very proud to say how Medfield Heights Elementary has changed her our child. She loves to read . She loves her school. This is how school should feel. As parents we can not express how wonderful this feels to see and hear these things. We really appreicate the whole entire staff at Medfield. We can not express enough thanks to Mrs. Debbie Thomas. She is # 1 ! She is very dedicated in supporting her students staff and parents. A very special thanks to the best teacher by far Ms. Rita Tate! You have made this school year a wonderful experience for Kerstin. To all of you keep up the good work!

  • (8 years ago)

    Both my children went here and it is truly a wonderful school! The teachers are excellent! It's hard to find teachers who truly care but you will here!

  • (8 years ago)

    Medfield is the best school out there. I would not send a kid to any other school. But what makes the school real shine is the PTA. They hardly get recognized. So special thanks to Laura Profilio PTA President Linda Tanner PTA Vice President Kathleen Miller PTA Secretary and Thomas Profilio PTA Treasurer.

  • (8 years ago)

    If I was to move out of state I would commute back and forward to get my kids the best education in Baltimore - which is Medfield Heights. Medfield is a #1 plus schools. The staff and the children that attend are excellent. It's like one big family. The learning process is an A+. Hooorah for Medfield

  • (8 years ago)

    My name is Katina Wallace and I am the proud parent of two Medfield Heights student. This is a excellent school by far. I removed both of my children from a private schoolto attend Medfield Heights. They have learn more things in a few months at Medfield Heights vs private school. I love Medfield and it's staff thanks for every thing. A special thanks to Shelly Bryant and Debbie Thomas.

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